Desiree Norwegian is a member of Liidlii Kue First Nation, she is part of the Dene clan, meaning the land of the people from North West Territories. Desiree graduated from Algoma University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a specialization in Accounting. With Desiree’s strong determination and drive she next went on to obtain a Chartered Professional Accountant designation.
Desiree has worked in senior-level accounting positions for the Municipality of Wawa and in the Energy Sector for Brookfield Renewable Power and Plasco Energy Group. Working in these roles had given Desiree the skills to take on her next big adventure, the purchase of Abraflex 2004 Ltd in early January 2016, which she owned until August 2020.
Since then, Desiree has decided to pursue her passion through Atunda Inc. and strive for Indigenous engagement, rights, equality and reconciliation, gender diversity, and teach/talk about the huge advantage that clean energy plays in our society and great careers in stem & skilled trades.
October 5th, 2022 Dreamer Day Fest
Innovating Change and Making a Global Difference
At Build a Dream, we believe children are the future. Young women and girls will propel us forward and make a difference in the world. Join trailblazers as they discuss how they plan to do just that.