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Amelia Marie Newbert

A passionate transgender and LGBTQ2+ advocate, Amelia Marie Newbert is the Co-Founder and Director of Education and Awareness for the Skipping Stone Foundation, a not-for-profit dedicated to supporting and empowering trans and gender diverse youth and their families in the province of Alberta. She actively speaks and educates extensively across the province and country on matters around trans inclusivity, human rights and community building and is a faculty member of the World Professional Associate for Transgender Health.

Previously, Amelia has served as the president of the Trans Equality Society of Alberta, Director of Community Development with Calgary Pride and chairperson of Fierte Canada Pride's national Stand4Trans initiative among others and was awarded the inaugural Grand Heart Award for outstanding and distinguished contribution to advancing LGBTQ2+ rights in Calgary.