SIIT receives $375K donation to fund Fellowship Program for Indigenous entrepreneurs

Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies has created a Fellowship Program for Indigenous entrepreneurs with a $375K donation from Greg Yuel. The SIIT Greg Yuel Fellowship Program will be a formalized mentorship program that provides students with access to education, capital, and networks over the course of two years to help them scale and grow their businesses. “Foundational to this program is economic reconciliation, this means creating a shift of narratives from dependency to abundance, lack of representation to visibility of First Nation communities engaged in the creation and growth of the economy,” said SIIT President Riel Bellegarde. “We can’t wait to see how these fellows will lead change in the future.”

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