First Nations Student Receives Commencement Profile by University

Gabrielle Scrimshaw
Photo by Jon Chase, Harvard University

Harvard Kennedy School student, Gabrielle Scrimshaw (Dene), was one of ten students selected by the University to receive a commencement profile. Students who are selected have their profile promoted across the globe and are printed in the commencement guide that is handed out during graduation.

Scrimshaw in hood and gown

For the past two years, Gabrielle has been working towards a Masters in Public Administration degree. Just one year ago, Gabrielle also received her M.B.A. from Stanford University as a dual-enrolled student.

Gabrielle hails from the Hatchet Lake First Nation in Canada where she grew up in a community of about 800 people. 

To read her profie and learn more about what got her to Harvard and what her future holds for her you can click the link, here.