Rosa Walker

Rosa Walker

Rosa is a member of Peguis First Nation of Manitoba. She is currently the Founder, President and CEO of the Indigenous  Leadership Development Institute, Inc. in Manitoba and was formally the Founder and Executive Director of Taking Charge! Inc. – a Federal and Provincial initiative that assists single parents on social assistance enter the workforce.  She was also employed at the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs in the capacity of Managing Director, Workplace Diversity. Rosa worked with the Bank of Montreal in the capacity of Manager, workplace Equality for Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

She received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Winnipeg, and is a graduate of the Social Work Diploma Program at Confederation College, Thunder Bay, Ontario.

Rosa was formally a Board Member of the National Aboriginal Economic Development Board, the Aboriginal Training and Employment Services, National Aboriginal Youth Association, Inc., and a Member of Inter-provincial Association on native Employment, Manitoba Chapter.

Rosa is currently a member of the Faculty of Business and Economic Alumni Committee of the University of Winnipeg and the Global College Advisory Council also of the University of Winnipeg. She is also a Board Member of Accreditation Canada, and First People’s Economic Growth Fund.

Rosa is the recipient of the YM-YWCA Women of Distinction Award for 1999.