De La Ronde
Kyra De La Ronde is a young Métis woman born within the heart and homeland of the Red River Metis. From Selkirk, Kyra has represented the Infinity Women Secretariat as the youth representative for the Interlake Regional Youth Advisory Committee since 2018. In the summer of 2021 Kyra was selected to be the Chairperson of the Manitoba Métis Federation’s Provincial Youth Advisory Committee. A recent graduate of Red River College Polytechnic in the Indigenous School of Education – diploma program in Community Development. Kyra’s three key areas of interest in her studies are Indigenous youth empowerment, Indigenous economic Reconciliation, and promoting and ensuring the business sector is a diverse and inclusive space. With the context of the current COVID-19 pandemic, she is particularly interested in the ways we can ensure a full economic recovery that centres communities that have been most impacted.