IPS Executive Director Jahna Cedar has been announced as a finalist in the Aboriginal Award category for the 2021 Western Australian of the Year Award.
Jahna Cedar is a Nyiyaparli/Yindjibarndi woman from the Pilbara region of Western Australia, with family connection to Bardi Gija of the Kimberleys. Jahna is recognised as a strong Indigenous community leader. She has worked for over twenty years advocating for equal rights and reconciliation of Indigenous people and has represented Indigenous Australia at the United Nations in New York on three occasions.
The Western Australian of the Year Awards recognise and celebrate outstanding contribution to our State by those born and bred in Western Australia, or those who have chosen to make Western Australia their home. IPS would like to extend a big congratulations to the other finalists in the Aboriginal Award category – Professor Juli Coffin; Doris Eaton; Karla Hart; Harvey Murray.
“I am so incredibly grateful for the opportunities that IPS create and the platform it gives to enable me to work with community in making a difference. Thank you for believing in me.” – IPS Executive Director Jahna Cedar
IPS delivers innovative and focused consulting services that inspire people and provide purpose for our clients. We embrace opportunities to create meaningful pathways for Indigenous communities and businesses.
IPS Management Consultants acknowledges the Traditional Owners and Custodians of Country throughout Australia, and their continuing connection to land, water, and community. We pay our respects to Elders both past and present, and we extend that respect to all First Nations people.