About Keisha Turner
Keisha, is an African Nova Scotian woman, innovator and philanthropist and possesses a unique lived experience that emboldens her to disrupt status quo thinking by asking the tough questions, delivering meaningful solutions and inspiring others to level-up the way they perceive the world.
Using an intersectional Africentric lens and intentionally engaging those around her, she brings a differentiated set of strengths to problem solving, innovation and philanthropy.
About the businesses
Akwekon Enterprises | Starberry Drink Co.
Understanding the dichotomy between common business practices and Indigenous business principals is imperative as we move into the future.
Akwekon guides organisations and their leaders on how to solve some of their most complex problems by reconciling these two conflicting worldviews to build unique and distinct solutions.
About Starberry Drink Co.
Starberry Drink Co. is an all natural, refreshing drink; made of whole strawberries, maple syrup and water.
The Haudenosaunee (hoe-dee-no-SHOW-nee), the people of the long house, are a confederacy of 6 nation families – the Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, Seneca, and Tuscarora, originating from Turtle Island. Our founder, Ken’niwahkwaritá:a (Bear in the Stars) is Mohawk, Bear Clan and has special memories of drinking strawberry drink as a young cub at Pow Wow’s with his Akenistén:’a (mother) and is excited to share the strawberry teachings with the broader community as a path to overall good living.