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Kera Sherwood-O'Regan

Impact Director of Activate Agency

Kera Sherwood-O'Regan (Kāi Tahu, Te Waipounamu) is an indigenous and disabled multidisciplinary storyteller and rights advocate based in Aotearoa, New Zealand. She is the Co-founder and Impact Director at Activate, an indigenous and disabled social impact agency specialising in campaigning and narratives for social change. Her work focuses on centering structurally oppressed communities in social change, exploring community-led collective storytelling, and seeks to raise the bar for free, prior, informed, and ongoing consent in the media. Kera’s work is grounded in kaupapa Māori practices and approaches, and is informed by 15 years of activism within the climate movement. In her spare time she runs Fibromyalgia Aotearoa NZ, and advocates for indigenous rights at the United Nations climate negotiations with the International Indigenous Peoples Forum on Climate Change, and within the wider climate movement.

See Kera Sherwood-O’Reagan at the Better Futures Forum:

Thursday 19 August, 12.30pm - 1.20pm AEST 
BREAKOUT SESSION: Justice for first nations people on the pathway to zero emissions