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Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
December 20, 2014

Canadian Excellence
Jean Becker

Ms. Jean Becker

Senior Advisor: Aboriginal Initiatives

Contact Information
Email: jbecker@wlu.ca
Phone: 519-884-0710 ext.4084
Fax: 519-746-2472
Office Location: 165 Albert Street, room 1-01

Biography


Biography

Jean Becker is of Innu, Inuit and English ancestry and a member of the Nunatsiavut†Territory of Labrador. Jean has a Masterís degree in Sociology and Anthropology from the University of Guelph.

Jean is currently the†Senior Advisor: Aboriginal Initiatives at Wilfrid Laurier University, advising the institution on Aboriginal issues and working to implement Laurierís commitment to the development and enhancement of post-secondary educational opportunities for Aboriginal students. Jean is responsible for overseeing the strategic directions of the university related to Aboriginal activities. She provides leadership for implementation of Laurierís goals for further engaging Aboriginal communities. She works with a team of Aboriginal staff to create services and a welcoming space for Aboriginal students at each of Laurierís locations and supports the implementation of indigenous knowledge within academic programs and student support services.