Emma Wilkin 2010 Rose Nolan Scholarship Winner is a proud young woman from the Wikiwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve located in Ontario, Canada. Entering her final year at Carlton University and obtaining her B.A. Honours in Criminology, Emma is a member of the Criminology and Criminal Justice Society and holds the role of VP of Finance.
Emma has had the opportunity to work with various organizations, and is currently working with the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade as a Project Officer. She is responsible for implementing Aboriginal Co-Op programs and works with Aboriginal issues relating to employment equity.
Already at a young age, she has received prestigious awards, such as: the Thomas G. Flanagan Memorial Award for commitment to Aboriginal and visible minority communities as well, the Dream Catcher Award from her home community.
Upon graduation, Emma hopes to fulfill her dreams and obtain a career with the Correctional Service of Canada, concentrating on Aboriginal issues.