Nicole Baker – COMING SOON

Indigenous Business Relations at Bird Construction

Nicole Baker is a nêhiyaw iskwew (Cree woman) from Red Pheasant Cree Nation and works as the Indigenous Business Relations Coordinator with BIRD Construction. Her role is to support Indigenous community engagement focused on economic development, employment, and infrastructure projects. Over the past ten years, she has helped in building Indigenous relations among governments, communities and Industry.

Nicole has worked with Indigenous communities, in various capacities including program development, and project implementation. Her career has focused mainly on Indigenous training and employment initiatives that support capacity building and educational attainment. Nicole has previously worked at the University of Alberta, the Government of Alberta and Tribal Chiefs Employment and Training Services Association. She has also co-facilitated Indigenous Awareness training with the Alberta Public Service Commission. 

Nicole is also on the Board of Directors for the Creating Hope Society of Alberta to support Indigenous people impacted by the Child Welfare system, through healing, support, reconciliation, and community connectedness. She is most excited when she gets to work collaboratively with stakeholders, Indigenous groups and youth. 

Work and impact

Life and aspirations

Advice for the next generations