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Catharyn AndersenCatharyn Andersen
Special Advisor to the President on Aboriginal Affairs
Memorial University

In her role, Catharyn works to advance Aboriginal initiatives at Memorial University, one of the major ones currently being the development of a university-wide Indigenization Strategy. Prior to working with the university, Catharyn worked for 10 plus years with the Nunatsiavut Government, and formerly the Labrador Inuit Association, serving in the roles of director and Inuttitut Language Program Coordinator with the Torng√Ęsok Cultural Centre in Nain, Labrador. She holds a bachelor and master of arts in linguistics, and a master of business administration from Memorial University, as well as an international baccalaureate diploma from Lester B. Pearson United World College of the Pacific.


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