Janine Manning 2010 Rose Nolan Scholarship Winner is in her second year at York University in the Environmental Studies Program concentrating in Environmental Politics. She is from the Chippewas of Nawash (formerly Cape Croker) on the Bruce Peninsula in Ontario.
After her first year of University, Janine has expanded her studies and her desires to helping minorities and marginalized people (namely First Nation women and their communities) because she feels that these individuals suer the impacts of environmental degradation and social injustices. A proud mother of a young son, she hopes to focus her career as a social and environmental advocate within First Nation Communities.
Prior to the birth of her son, Janine worked as a hairstylist. Today, she continues to oer her volunteer service to the youth returning to school and to women who are seeking employment.