Kim Parker receives 2022 Mooka'am Kwe: She Rises Indigenous Women Leader Award
April 28, 2022 - Food Security Structures Canada's President & CEO Kim Parker was recognized today by receiving the Mooka'am Kwe: She Rises Indigenous Women Leader Award at the PARO Centre for Women's Enterprise annual Women Leaders in Sustainable Future event. This award celebrates successful, accomplished and committed Indigenous women.
Although Kim was unable to connect to the cyber conference due to technical challenges, FSSC Senior Project Consultant Lizette Lacoursiere accepted on her behalf and shared the following message of gratitude from Kim - "I am so honoured to receive this award. Over the past 20 years I have spent many hours digging into my family’s Metis heritage and understanding my place in history. Learning my families history and legacy has helped me to know who I am and has guided me in the work that I am doing to help address food insecurity in Canada and around the world."
Food Security Structures Canada & Kim Parker awarded 2021/22 UPS Global Impact Grant by Innovators & Entrepreneurs Foundation
March 10, 2022 - We are so honoured to have been selected to receive the UPS Global Impact Grant from the Innovators & Entrepreneurs Foundation. The UPS Global Impact Grant aims to recognize entrepreneurs and innovators in marginalized communities making a social/environmental impact that transcends national borders through innovative products.