Laurie Sterritt has been leading the Indigenous and Diversity Search practice at Leaders International since 2018. She brings almost 30 years’ experience in the fields of Indigenous, government and community relations; business planning & strategy; organizational & leadership development; and, executive search. She has managed teams, both large and small, and brings positive energy and empathy to all her work.
Laurie was the founder and producer of the Indigenous Women’s Leadership Summit in 2018 and 2019. Prior to that, Laurie led the Indigenous Employment and Business Development strategy for BC Hydro and was the founding CEO of the Aboriginal Mentoring and Training Association (AMTA) and its subsidiary social enterprise, First Resources Impact Ventures (FRIV).
A member of the Kispiox Band of the Gitxsan Nation, Laurie holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of British Columbia and a Certificate in Professional Fund Raising from the University of Indiana. Laurie has been recognized for her commitment to creating respectful and inclusive workplaces and, most notably, was a nominee for the 2013 YWCA Women of Distinction Awards.