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Teresa Edwards

Community Member, CEC

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Biograpahy

Ms. Teresa Edwards is the Executive Director and Legal Counsel with the Legacy of Hope Foundation, a national, Indigenous-led charitable organization founded to raise awareness about the history and legacy of the Residential School System.

Teresa has previously been the Director of Human Rights and International Affairs as well as In-House Legal Council at the Native Women’s Association of Canada and a Senior Analyst and Director at Status of Women Canada on Aboriginal issues, as well as a career as a lawyer, writer, researcher and facilitator.