Karen Joseph

Co-Founder and CEO
Reconcilation Canada

Kwinwatalagilił (Thunderbird in the House) Karen Joseph is co-founder, CEO and an ambassador for Reconciliation Canada. She is a recipient of Canada’s Meritorious Service Medal (Civil Division), has been recognized as a Woman of Distinction by YWCA Metro Vancouver and is CEO of Nakal’kala Management Group Inc.

NON-PROFIT CAUSE: Reconciliation in Canada grounded in Namwayut (we are all one).
BUCKET LIST: Hosting a potlatch to honour and uplift my mother’s family.
TOUGHEST CHALLENGE: Maintaining the momentum for reconciliation in a place that would rather forget.
FAVOURITE SPORTS TEAM: The United Spirits soccer team.