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An Indigenous lawyer and public policy professional with a special interest in the energy industry. Naomi Sayers

Indigenous feminist and lawyer, 

Naomi's advocacy work is transformative and innovative. It is transformative because her work creates deep and meaningful change for Indigenous people, especially Indigenous women, at an institutional and systemic level. It is innovative because she is leading the way, doing groundbreaking work, and she is the only one doing this work. You can view more of her work at www.meetnaomi.com.

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Biography

Naomi Sayers is a recognized Indigenous leader who engages in advocacy at a global scale. Called to the Ontario Bar in June 2018, she has primarily a public law practice with a focus on Indigenous law, administrative, criminal & corporate law. She previously worked in-house at Hydro One. She is also the kwe behind Kwe Today, a regularly cited blog around the world, and an expert on issues affecting Indigenous women and girls especially those in the sex trade or being exploited. She is a recognized Indigenous leader, combining conventional legal education with lived experience to help others bring about transformative change to their own project or organization. She is a member of Canadian Bar Association's Aboriginal Law section executive and the Ontario Bar Association's Aboriginal Law section executive. Outside of work, Naomi enjoys running, visiting family, taking short trips out of the city and meeting new people in her travels! Naomi also enjoys canoeing. She has advanced level certification in canoeing. Views are her own and do not represent her employer's views.

Expertise

  • Canadian politics
  • Indigenous law
  • Human trafficking
  • Indigenous women in politics
  • Energy industry
  • Energy industry's impact on communities

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