Today we have a powerful conversation with Christine Channer. We dive deep into our spirit of validation and how discomfort is not just surface level. We take off our masks and reveal our authenticity and identities to you. We're full of humility today, and can't wait to share with you.
Christine Channer Auguste is an award-winning, community-focused and strategic-minded leader with close to two decades of transformational success in cultural diversity, strategic planning, Indigenous relations, education, business development and community engagement. Her team at Channer Consulting & Training pride themselves in being an inclusive and diverse team and have built strong relationships with clients in various Indigenous communities, and other racialized and/or marginalized communities and organizations across Canada.
A change-maker and community partner, Christine is also known as “Fab” in the community, and is the Creator behind the Fab Collective Podcast and Lifestyle Brand. Here, she focuses on overall wellness, purpose-driven initiatives, social justice, race relations and the advocacy and amplification of Black, Indigenous and other BIPOC and underrepresented groups.
A fierce advocate and ally for empowerment through education, learning and strategic planning within Indigenous Communities, Christine has travelled across Canada to First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities creating training and innovative solutions that are accessible, empowering and inclusive. Christine specializes in solutions that are customizable, flexible and mobile – with a keen understanding that delivering in-community initiatives removes the common barrier for rural clients who are unable to travel to metropolitan centers.
Christine has and continues to serve on several Boards, Committees and Groups that promote inclusive cultures, some of which include her serving as Co-Chair for the Indigenous Works' Linkages Project, Steering Committee in Alberta, being selected to be part of the inaugural Strategic Management Committee during her time at NorQuest College, is currently a mentor with interVivos, and a Business Coach for the Action for Healthy Communities I.M.P.A.C.T. Employment & Entrepreneurship initiative.
Christine earned her Honours BA degree in Sociology at York University, is fluent in both English & French, has more than 15 years of experience in various corporate roles, she is a content creator and social media influencer committed to overall wellness, and is just as fierce on a spin bike as she is in the boardroom.