Jane Cooper, BA, MSc, is a Senior Research Associate at the Conference Board of Canada. She holds an MSc in Human Resource Management and Development from the University of Manchester, and a Certificate in Intercultural Studies from the University of British Columbia. Jane has expertise as a policy analyst specializing in human resource development issues in Canada and internationally and is a Credentialed Evaluator (Canadian Evaluation Society). She has twenty-five years' experience in research and management on a variety of learning and development initiatives.
Jane is currently a lead researcher on two projects looking at learning and development for Indigenous populations: exploring cross-cultural STEM initiatives for Indigenous learners, and examining the impact of Indigenous Institutes across Canada.
Over the past three years, Jane has published 12 reports for the Conference Board eLibrary, delivered training workshops, and presented research at a number of meetings and conferences.