Water First Staff: Hannah van der Wielen

Hannah van der Wielen


An avid outdoorswoman and lifelong student-of-the-land, Hannah has paired her experiential knowledge with degrees both in Ecology and Education (from the Universities of Guelph and Ottawa, respectively), to establish a consulting business focused on First Nations’ community capacity building. She brings to Water First her many years of experience living in remote, traditional Aboriginal communities; a career in Adult Education; and a passion for the promotion of and education on environmental sustainability.