Carla Cochrane is Ojibway and Cree from Fisher River Cree Nation with roots in Sagkeeng First Nation. She focuses on strengthening and empowering Indigenous communities through Health and Wellness, life promotion and languages.
Her current role is the Regional Research Coordinator at the First Nations Health and Social Secretariat of Manitoba (FNHSSM) in Treaty 1 territory. She has taken on roles as an event coordinator, workshop facilitator, project lead, and public speaker. Carla is determined to create positive change in their lives by encouraging them to follow their dreams, all the while leading by example.