Wood Business

Virtual Event
Femmes en foresterie 2023
March 7, 2023 at 11:00am EST

13h15 - 13h45
Un point de vue autochtone sur l’inclusion dans la foresterie

Conférencière: Shyla O'Donnell, chef des opérations, SOAR Professional Services

Forestière professionnelle agréée, Shyla O'Donnell est une ardente défenseuse de l'intendance des forêts et des droits des Autochtones. Elle travaille maintenant pour une société de conseil détenue et dirigée par des Autochtones qui se consacre au soutien des communautés des Premières nations, des Inuits et des Métis. Mme O'Donnell répondra à des questions sur ce que représente pour elle l'inclusion des Autochtones dans la foresterie et sur ce que cela signifie pour la gestion forestière dans tout le pays.

Shyla O’Donnell
Shyla O’Donnell has a bachelor of science in forestry degree. Shyla is an experienced leader
who has many years’ experience reporting to a board, managing teams/budgets. She has
experience working for industry and government in British Columbia, New
Brunswick and Newfoundland, an NGO in New Brunswick, and for her First Nation in New
Brunswick. Shyla has worked on many large-scale environmental assessment projects,
worked as a traditional land use co-researcher, and as a negotiator for accommodation
agreements. She is an expert in the field of the duty to consult and accommodate Indigenous
people and is passionate about intensive community engagement and linking all interactions
with community members to help solve social issues that they are concerned with.