Leena Minifie, a Gitxaala and British Digital Strategist, Impact producer and Stories First founder expertly engaged niche and BIPOC audiences internationally on projects like Indian Horse, The Grizzlies Movie, Monkey Beach, America Divided and BC: An Untold History.
Awarded the 2019 fellowship, Banff Accelerator for Women in Business and producer of a 4 part documentary series, BC: An Untold History, Leena uses her education in Indigenous Governance and New Media blending digital and grassroots strategies on social change, education and justice initiatives.
This co-founding board member of Native Land Digital and Indigenous Media Reporting fund at Ricochet – English decolonized the processes, structure and policies at Sakewewak Collective.
Leena shared on decolonizing media at NYU Personal Democracy Forum and Detroit’s Allied Media Conference. A board member and organizer of the first Indigenous cohort of Web of Change, a digital practitioners retreat, Leena excels in bringing people together.