Sister Circle Consulting is a multi-disciplinary Indigenous consulting firm and a Certified Aboriginal Business with the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business. Leah and Olivia Horzempa are Métis sister collaborators with roots in the Georgian Bay Métis Community, who provide wholistic services including decolonial and Indigenous-centered research, writing and policy review, public speaking, training and education, group facilitation, community engagement, illustrated resources, and consultation for diversity, inclusion, and decolonization strategies.

Leah is a licensed lawyer who holds a Juris Doctorate from Osgoode Hall Law School (2018) and an Honours Bachelor Degree of Arts and Science from the University of Guelph (2013). During her legal education, Leah dedicated many hours to community legal and restorative justice work. Leah started Sister Circle Consulting in 2019, and has provided strategic advice, education, training, and illustrated resources for a wide diversity of clients in the public and private sectors. In 2020, she led an engagement process with youth from eight distinct Indigenous communities across the country for Kids Help Phone, which was culminated in a final report and an internal strategic report with recommendations for wise community engagement practices. She was recently awarded the Indigenous Arts and Culture Partnership Fund grant to develop an illustrated representation of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's Final Report, in collaboration with the Ontario Justice Education Network. This graphic will be available in 2021.

Olivia is a Registered Nurse who graduated  from York University in 2018. She began her nursing career as a  case manager with the Canadian Mental Health Association - Toronto. In 2019, Olivia worked for Toronto Public Health as an Indigenous Social Determinants of Health nurse before embarking on a one-year opportunity with the City of Toronto’s Indigenous Affairs Office as a research associate. In this role, she consulted and advised on diverse, high-level, Indigenous focused policymaking geared towards advancing right relations with Indigenous communities in Tkaronto. She has consulted on inclusive hiring and retention practices, advisory board composition, and organizational learning for diversity and inclusion. Olivia recently completed Canadian Roots Exchange’s inaugural Indigenous Youth Policy School, focused on policy auditing for systemic change. In 2019-2020, Olivia also served as the Chair of the Toronto-York Region Métis Council where she gained significant experience in community governance structures and protocols. In January 2021, Olivia joined Leah as a consultant, educator, facilitator, and researcher.

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Sister Circle is grateful to be living and working as guests on the traditional territories of the Wendat, Anishinaabeg, and Haudenosaunee Nations. We are committed to living in right relations with all of our relatives, and working to understand and abide by the legal systems that have governed this land since time immemorial.