Dr. Ginger Gibson is a Founding Director of the Firelight Group, which provides research services around the extractives to indigenous communities. She works for Indigenous communities on land use and mining issues. Her research touches on social, cultural and economic implications of the extractive industries. She has published and worked in the area of harassment, sexualized violence at mine and construction sites and preventative strategies for the past 20 years. She serves on many boards across the country. She is the co-author of The Community Toolkit for Negotiation of Impact and Benefit Agreements. As a Trudeau Scholar, she completed a PhD in Mining Engineering at the University of British Columbia.