Grace grew up in Northern Ontario and is currently based in Ottawa. Her research focuses on Indigenous-led fisheries, innovative Indigenous governance and land claim practices, and the decolonization of ecological knowledge and resource management in Canada’s North. She hopes to facilitate policy processes using deliberative, ethical, community-focused processes based on mutual respect. She has over ten years of experience in public policy, natural resource management, and aquatic science. In her spare time, Grace enjoys camping and watercolour painting.