Margo Greenwood is an Indigenous scholar of Cree ancestry with more than 20 years of experience in the field of early childhood education. Professionally and personally, children have been the focus of her life. She has worked as a front line caregiver of early childhood services, designed early childhood curriculum, programs, and evaluations, and taught early childhood education courses at both the college and university levels. As a mother of three, she is personally committed to the continued well-being of children and youth in Canada.
While Margo's focus has been on all children, she is recognized provincially, nationally and internationally for her work on Aboriginal children. She has served with over 20 national and provincial federations, committees and assemblies, and has undertaken work with Unicef, the United Nations, and the Canadian Reference Group to the World Health Organization Commission on Health Determinants. In recognition of her years work in early childhood, Margo Greenwood was the recipient of the Queen's Jubilee medal in 2002.
Currently, Margo is a Professor in both the First Nations Studies and Education programs at the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC).