Candice Loring, MBA

(She, Her, Hers)

Faculty of Management
Other Titles: Adjunct Professor


Before joining UBC Okanagan in the Faculty of Management as an Adjunct Professor Candice Loring K’wiloo’km N’kwala had been working at Mitacs as Senior Advisor, Indigenous Relations & Initiatives in Equity, Diversity & Inclusion. Prior to that Candice was an Account Manager and Financial services representative for TD Canada Trust. A proud member of the Gitwangak band from the Gitxsan Nation in Northern British Columbia, Candice’s passion for small businesses and entrepreneurship along with her background in business management has allowed her to expertly guide and support hundreds of organizations through collaborative innovation projects in her position at Mitacs.

Through her commitment to advancing the national Indigenous innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem, Candice serves on numerous councils and committees including the Indigenous Advisory Council for the Oceans Supercluster, the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Council Advisory Committee, and Minerva BC.

In 2021, Candice was recognized as one of Canada’s most inspirational women entrepreneurs and business leaders by Canadian SME Small Business Magazine for her economic development work in Indigenous communities. She is a Ch’nook scholar scholarship recipient, and was named Kelowna’s 2022 BDO Top 40 Under 40. Candice was also named UBC Okanagan’s Faculty of Management Alumni Builder award recipient in 2023.


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