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Kaira Jakobsh

Senior Research Associate, Indigenous & Northern Communities

Kaira Jakobsh


Kaira joined The Conference Board of Canada in 2022 and works as a senior researcher in the Indigenous and Northern Communities’ knowledge area.

Her work has focussed broadly on health and wellbeing, with a particular interest in Indigenous community wellness, the social determinants of health, and workplace wellbeing.

Past Work Experience

Before CBoC, Kaira was a researcher at the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) where she led work on Indigenous business and economic reconciliation, with a focus on Indigenous women entrepreneurs, and the impacts of the pandemic on Indigenous businesses.

Academic Background

Bachelor of Arts, University of Toronto
Graduate Certificate, Research Analysis Program, Humber College