Shauna-Lee is a research scientist in Ecology and Program Lead for Indigenous Relations at InnoTech Alberta. She leads the Aboriginal Environmental Services Network – a network of about 300 Indigenous individuals and businesses who work or aspire to work in environmental fields. Her work involves increasing Indigenous participation in natural resource management, through skills training, mentorship and business expansion.
In addition to working with indigenous groups, Shauna-Lee’s professional expertise is in the environmental and economic development areas. Trained as a Plant Scientist, she has conducted significant research on invasive species, climate change adaptation, protected areas, plant ecology, rare plants and pipeline safety.
Shauna-Lee was a recipient of the 2018 Young Women in Energy Award.