Gabrielle Fontaine

Gabrielle Fontaine is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Manitoba. Gabrielle is Anishinaabe and a proud member of Sagkeeng First Nation. Her research focuses on developing a safe, portable, and low-cost breast cancer screening system specifically for women in First Nation and Northern communities. Gabrielle has been involved with various equity, diversity, and inclusion committees within the university. Outside of academia, she is a Juno-nominated musician in the Indigenous pop-rock band, Indian City. Gabrielle primarily focuses her scientific and artistic skills to support the Indigenous Peoples of Canada.