Elizabeth Cooper has been with MFN CAHR since March of 2015. She is a PhD Candidate in Community Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba and holds a Masters of Arts in Native Studies from the University of Manitoba. Elizabeth is committed to community based, participatory research that centres on a valuative, asset based approach to understanding health and wellbeing. Elizabeth has conducted qualitative and evaluation work with Indigenous communities across Canada, in India and in New Zealand. She is currently coordinating the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarship Program. This program is designed for Undergraduate, Graduate and Professional students to become part of a new generation of global leaders, enhance collaborative capacity and relationship building, and enable scholars to pursue and amplify community development in Indigenous and Global Health research across the Commonwealth.