Cate Friesen is a consultant and trainer specializing in storytelling and capacity-building for charitable organizations. She has 25 years of experience as a documentary maker, producer, performer, trainer and coach. She led the team that created CBC’s multiple award-winning interactive “Missing and Murdered: The Unsolved Cases of Indigenous Women and Girls,” has co-created a unique mentorship program based on collaborative learning, and was instrumental in the launch of CBC’s Indigenous Digital Unit. She has also produced documentaries for CBC’s Sunday Edition and Tapestry. Before that, she recorded three CDs and toured across Canada as a singer-songwriter.
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