Education Graduate Student to Speak at TEDx

Tamara Bernard, Masters student in the Faculty of Education at Lakehead University, has been announced as one of 14 speakers at the upcoming TEDx Thunder Bay event.

The theme of the event is What are you waiting for? and Tamara will be speaking on violence and the vulnerability of native women.

This past winter term, Tamara has been spreading the word to the region's high school students about the importance of education and the need for good teachers on behalf of the Department of Aboriginal Education.

Tamara, along with the rest of the TEDx lineup, will be speaking at TEDx on Friday, June 10.

This is a head shot of Tamara Bernard, a MEd student