Pearson College Alumna – Kory Wilson

Kory Wilson, a Pearson College Alumna, is currently the Executive Director of Indigenous Initiatives and Partnerships at BCIT and the National Indigenous Education Chair for CICan. She is a member of the BC Law Society and she practiced Criminal Defence and Family law. She has over 20 years experience in Post-Secondary education and has taught a wide variety of courses at various post-secondary institutions ranging from law, racism, Aboriginal and Canadian studies, community development, and good governance. Her passion and research is in ensuring success for Aboriginal Learners and other multi-barriered learners. She has a deep commitment to education, both within the institutions and in the community, and she has dedicated her working life to ensuring that Aboriginal learners and other marginalized learners succeed. Kory Wilson is now an active Board Member at Pearson College in Victoria, British Columbia. Kory is also a member of the We Wai Kai Nation (Quadra Island) and is Musgamagw Tsawataineuk and Laich-Kwil-Tach. Both nations are part of the Kwakwaka’wakw Nation, also known as the Kwak’wala speaking people.

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