Catherine Chambers is a learning and development practitioner and teacher-researcher. She has more than 25 years of experience in First Nations Communities, Canada, the United States, South Africa, and the Caribbean. Catherine has worked in more than 20 municipalities and First Nation Communities in Ontario, New Brunswick, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan.
Catherine’s diverse industry knowledge is an outgrowth of her work in telecommunications, strategic performance measurement, information technology, financial services, chemical goods and services, education, child protection, and other sectors. Her areas of interest include: Canadian History, diversity and inclusion, social-entrepreneurship, innovation, instructional technology, and Global Learning Competencies.
Catherine is a Ph.D. student in the department of Social Justice Education (SJE) at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education/University of Toronto (OISE/UT). She is conducting research on equity issues within STEM education and the community 'Maker/DIY Movement'.
Catherine has a Bachelor of Arts from The University of Western Ontario, and two graduate degrees in education (Master of Adult Education
and Master of Teaching) from OISE. She is also an Ontario Certified Teacher.