Ms. Galaxy Elsipogtog 2022
Carolyn Simon is a Mi'kmaq person who currently resides on the the unceded and unsurrendered territory of the Algonquin Anishinaabe Nation, known as Ottawa ON/Odawa ON. A social work student, Carolyn is passionate about mental health provision and researching how to create a space in social work education to decolonize the academy.
The wholistic wellbeing of Indigenous Peoples is a subject that fuels this Galaxy Girl's passion to improve mental health services for Indigenous people.
If crowned Ms Galaxy Canada 2022, Carolyn hopes to empower other people to share their experiences with mental illness to reduce the stigma attached to it.