Denise Booth (McLeod) is a professor in the Assaulted Women’s and Children’s Counsellor and Advocate program at George Brown College. In addition she holds the position as the Indigenous and Community Engagement Coordinator at The Toronto Birth Centre.  Denise is interested in the intersections of midwifery, gender based violence and Indigenous governance both professionally and through her own educational pursuits at York University; focusing specifically, on the reclamation of Indigenous culture, language and ceremony.  Denise is a proud founding member of Toronto based Indigenous Women’s comedy collective, Manifest Destiny’s Child and Ode’Miin Giizis Full Spectrum Doula Collective.