DESIGNING OUR ECONOMIES INDIGENOMICS BY DESIGN SPEAKERS
CEO & FOUNDER, SAGE INITIATIVE
Sage Lacerte is Carrier from the Lake Babine Nation and has served as the Founder and CEO of the Sage Initiative since 2019. The Sage Initiative is the first Indigenous womxn`s impact investment collective that will generate a circular economy by facilitating the flow of capital from Indigenous womxn investors to Indigenous social enterprises.
Between 2018-2020, Sage has served as the National Youth Ambassador of the Moose Hide Campaign Development Society – a grassroots movement of Indigenous and non-Indigenous men and boys that works to end violence against women and children in Canada, with a particular focus on post-secondary initiatives.
Sage holds a degree from the University of Victoria in Gender Studies and has been informed by Indigenous knowledge from all her relations across Turtle Island and beyond.