AMELIA MARIE NEWBERT
Amelia is a passionate transgender and LGBTQ2+ advocate. She has served as the co-president of the Trans Equality Society of Alberta, Director of Community Development with Calgary Pride and chairperson of Fierte Canada Pride's national Stand4Trans initiative among others. She was also awarded the inaugural Grand Heart Award for outstanding and distinguished contribution to advancing LGBTQ2+ rights in Calgary.
Lindsay, above all, is the proud mother of three boys, one of whom is transgender. She is a fierce advocate for trans youth and her actions in the field have attracted national and international attention. She’s been actively involved in changing the dialogue, practices and policies within a wide scope of organizations from Alberta Health Services to the Calgary Board to Education among many others.