Dawn is Mohawk from Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory in Southern Ontario. For close to 25 years she has worked with Indigenous and non-Indigenous organizations and communities in Canada and internationally on issues related to Indigenous education, activism, women’s rights, health and governance. Some of these organizations include Native Child & Family Services Toronto, the Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, Ryerson University, the National Aboriginal Heath Organization, the National Centre for First Nations Governance, and the Assembly of First Nations. Dawn is a researcher, writer and lecturer and has experience with curriculum development, public speaking, facilitation, and training. She has been facilitating the KBE since 2015 and more recently began helping to grow the KBE network by training facilitators.