Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta and the Bouchier Group named Karla Buffalo to their Women of Inspiration series for 2019-20.
Buffalo, who serves as the CEO of the Athabasca Tribal Council (ATC), received her award at the Girls Inc. Gala on March 7, 2020.
ATC board president, Chief Allan Adam congratulated Buffalo.
He said she is an example for all women and girls.
“She inspires so many people with her dedication and commitment to our community members, and we are so grateful for the impact she has.”
Chief Adam also said Buffalo’s work advancing First Nations culture, language and tradition is exceptional.
Organized by Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta and the Bouchier Group, the Women of Inspiration series celebrates local women who inspire others and overcome barriers.
Other women recognized in the series include Purva Sharma, Shannon Noble, Michelle Farrow, and Caitlin Downie.