|Your Name||Bernice Hookey|
|Cohort Assignment||Cohort D (Australia)|
|1. What do you see as your primary work at this stage of your life?|
niche professional service with leading capabilities integral to improve, increase and attract cultural inclusion and leadership responsibility for Indigenous people.
|2. What role do you see as yours to play?|
A voice, an advocate for the voiceless, a connection to networks, facilitator
|3. What goals or aims do you have in regard to the above?|
Increase First People in strengthening on their confidence and increase Non-Indigenous people that we need to step into uncomfortable conversations that may cause discomfort to sensitive and complex issues but to grow we need solutions and to help support the limited understanding or lack of understanding we can do better.
|6. What have you invested in to get you where you are?|
My connection to understanding I am my ancestors daughter, granddaughter and matriarchal voice to spiritual connection as well as living connection is my investment I am walking the path to lead because I can do that now whereas my ancestors didn’t have that opportunity to do so.
|4. Where do you feel your next arenas for personal growth are?|
Continuous healing journey to thrive in my personal self
|7. What fields of learning and which thinkers have been important in your life?|
Life experience, learnings from life experience that vulnerability is and can be healthy to make change for oneself when we step into the positive attitude of it. My parents, my colleagues that contributed to believing in me for me to believe in me - I am shaped by feelings and compassion!
|5. And for professional growth?|
Continuous healing journey to thrive in my business
|8. Can you frame your philosophy or cosmology of life? What role(s) do humans play in it?|
An everyday role it’s not just what we listen to or learn from it is what we feel connected to what connects our journey to how we action and react to life. Nurturing the process taking care treating the elements like a baby, a toddler, a child, a teenager for it’s hard work but it’s done with love and care! So are we always playing the role of parenting without knowing we are …. Inclusive of fur parents too.