Deanna Burgart, P.Eng., C.E.T.

Senior Instructor at the University of Calgary, Leader of IndigiSTEAM

Deanna Burgart, P.Eng., C.E.T., is a senior instructor at the University of Calgary in the Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Department. She is also a teaching chair who focuses on integrating Indigenous knowledge into engineering education. Her passion is sustainable development, inclusion, and innovation in energy and engineering, and she delivers keynotes and workshops across North America. Deanna spent the first 20 years of her career in the energy industry focusing on environmental and regulatory compliance, and she has almost 15 years of teaching experience. She proudly leads IndigeSTEAM, a non-profit committed to Indigenous youth outreach in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics through arts, culture, and connection.

Session: Indigeneering™ Inclusion: Innovating the Future of Leadership