Olivia Leigh Nowak
Olivia Leigh Nowak is a storyteller, artist, and activist. Through her work she aims to connect people, build community, and nurturing creative collaborations that uplift diverse voices working to address some of society’s most critical issues. Recently, her work has included directing and producing documentary content focused on building awareness and catalyzing transformation around racial and gender inequality, climate and environmental change, and building sustainable local communities. Two of these projects, Black Rock and Pandemic Elementary have been featured as CBC short docs. In addition to film, she has spent time working, and learning in Indigenous communities in South America and BC. These experiences and relationships have shaped her values, priorities, and vision for how we can live well in place, and work collectively to heal Mother Earth.