JaydumJaydum Hunt: Interim Director

Jaydum Hunt is mixed settler and Mohawk background, and is part of the Kitchener-Waterloo urban Indigenous community. She has her MA in Industrial Organizational Psychology from the University of Waterloo, where her research was grounded in Indigenous research methods, focusing on connection and communication employee's experiences in the workplace. She was a member of the Waterloo Indigenous Student Association Executive team in her undergrad from 2014-2016, and again from 2018-2021. She was a member of the University of Waterloo’s President’s Anti-Racism Taskforce (PART), and sat on PART’s Educational Environment & the Development of Learners Working Group.

Jaydum situates herself in all her aspects of her life as someone who is rediscovering and revitalizing Indigenous methods and ways of knowing and being, and is constantly learning in the hopes that her work will help all of her relations