Marie-Josée Béliveau, Administrator

Marie-Josée Béliveau is an ethnogeographer, an ecologist and a lecturer. For more than 15 years, she has been involved in environmental struggles, Indigenous rights and human rights. She worked in Latin America, notably with the Bolivian landless workers movement and was the Chair of the Latin American Human Rights Committee (CDHAL). She later became involved against the tar sands industry and the transportation of bitumen and co-founded the Peoples' Walk for Mother Earth, the “Coule Pas Chez-Nous” Foundation and the Women's Wall Collective against pipelines and tar sands. In 2018, she won the "Dare The Adventure" grant offered by Frédéric Dion and Karavaniers and used it to cross the Amazon to document the realities of the Guardians of the Forest. She lectures on the vision and initiatives of the Guardians of the Amazon. She also works in the Montreal community sector as a communications and project manager.