Dr. Lori Campbell is the Principal of the Colbourne Institute for Inclusive Leadership at NorQuest College, having worked in the education and diversity, human rights, and equity fields since 1985. Dr. Campbell attended the University of Alberta, where she earned a Bachelor of Education and Special Education, a Master of Adult and Continuing Education, and a PhD in Educational Administration and Leadership.
Dr. Campbell began her career as an E.S.L. instructor in Edmonton before moving to the Northwest Territories to teach adult basic education at Aurora College for a six-month term - staying in the Northwest Territories for 15 years. During her career at Aurora College, Dr. Campbell not only served as an instructor and community adult educator, but also as a Director of Community Programs and the Chair of Academic Programs in Fort Smith.
After returning to Edmonton, she led the inaugural Aboriginal Teacher Education Program (ATEP) at the University of Alberta. Dr. Campbell eventually moved on to Enbridge Pipelines where she served as a Manager of Community Skills and Employment Initiatives, and later in the role of Manager of Diversity and Inclusion. Her time at Enbridge saw Dr. Campbell lead the development and implementation of a company-wide strategy for both Canada and the United States.