Farrah Huntinghawk is an Anishinaabe from Treaty No. 4 Territory, here in Manitoba. She graduated from Erickson Collegiate in 2012 and is currently working on her undergraduate degree (BSc) with a Major in Physics and a Minor in Mathematics. By continuing her education, Farrah strives to be a role model for younger Indigenous people including her own daughter.
Candace Richard is from Sandy Bay First Nation. She graduated in 1998 from Isaac Beaulieu Memorial School and attended Yellowquill College and Winnipeg Technical College. She is currently finishing her three year Bachelor of Arts Majoring in Native Studies and Art History at Brandon University. She is expected to graduate in Spring 2020, and plans to continue her studies and get into the after-degree Education program.
Dr. Sarah Plosker is from Regina Saskatchewan. She completed her PhD in Applied Mathematics, focusing on Quantum Information Theory, from the University of Guelph in 2013. She started at Brandon University in 2013, and is now an Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in the Department of Mathematics & Computer Science. Further details can be found here.
Dr. Gautam Srivastava is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics & Computer Science at Brandon University. He completed his PhD in Computer Science from the University of Victoria in 2011. Having teaching experience of around 13 years, he has published over 80 research papers and articles. His research interests include blockchain technology, cryptography, big data, data mining, social networks, security and privacy, anonymity, and graphs. Further details can be found here.