Janelle Lapointe

Council Member, SevenGen

Janelle Lapointe is an Afro-Indigenous climate justice and Indigenous rights activist from Stellat’en First Nation. She is currently the interim co-lead of Public Engagement and Mobilization at the David Suzuki Foundation, a council member of SevenGen, and a guest on Swx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) territories. She leans on her lived experience growing up on her small reserve in Northern British Columbia to ensure that intersectionality is at the forefront of environmental narratives, to build power and help others see their stake in fighting back against the status quo.

Speaker Sessions

Justice at the Crossroads: The Role of Intersectional Environmentalism

  • Restoring and Protecting Nature
  • Reaching Destination Net Zero
  • Ensuring Water Security
  • Intersectional Track
  • Building Resilient Communities
  • Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
Session Date
Wednesday, Feb 14 2024 | 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Heather Campbell Energy Professional, Independent Advisor
Reece Tomlinson CEO and Founder, RWT Growth Inc. and Saone Capital Inc.
Stephanie Chipeur (Video Remarks) Azrieli Accelerator Professorship in Law and Disability Policy, University of Calgary
Janelle Lapointe Council Member, SevenGen