Project Coordinator, Sector Transformation
Leah Karpan is the Project Coordinator for the Sector Transformation Division, where one of her primary responsibilities is ensuring our Regional Coordinator network is supported and organized while administering their community engagement work. Leah also supports the coordination of research engagements with the 203 First Nations communities in BC.
Leah’s family comes from the Muscowpetung Saulteaux Nation on her Mother’s side and Croatia on her Father’s. Leah was born and raised in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories and moved to Vancouver, British Columbia 2009. Leah is honoured to be living on the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh unceded territories since her arrival into British Columbia. Leah has earned a Masters’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Northern British Columbia, and an undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Alberta.
Leah has worked with Indigenous communities in the Northwest Territories, and British Columbia for the majority of her career in non-profit and governmental organizations. Leah believes it is her life’s calling to be a continuous support for Indigenous populations and is excited to be a part of the First Nations Technology Council team, supporting Nations with technological capacity building.