Bridging Concepts is owned by Trina Maher, a well known strategist of Indigenous corporate diversity , a recognized leader of Indigenous career development internationally, and a well known advocate for people development across Indigenous organizations. 

Helping Teams to Accelerate Performance. Trina helps teams  accelerate their performance by infusing top notch organizational development  strategies with an Indigenous worldview and teachings that support teams to improve their engagement  & accountability in the areas of personal leadership, communications, and wellness.

Indigenous Talent Development & Inclusive Workplace Strategies. Through the evolution of more than 20 years of specialization in this work, Trina helps corporations design and implement strategies to design effective Indigenous talent recruitment, foster workplace policies and training of managers to support inclusive workplaces as part of Indigenous talent retention and advancement, and develop awareness of protocols and cross cultural communication strategies that supports effective Indigenous / corporate community partnership development.  Contact for a custom session

Nation Building Though Indigenous Organizational Development. Indigenous organizations and business are trailblazing new pathways when doing business with the corporate sector, providing services to their community members, and supporting community development initiatives. Bridging Concepts  assists in developing people, from front line workers to senior management in professional skills sets and competencies in the areas of HR, team strategy, and leadership so these enterprises can continue to compete and succeed at what they do best. Contact to request a custom session

Commitment to World Class Client Service. Bridging Concepts is a boutique style innovative & highly creative service provider.  All projects are undertaken with the values of respect for our teams and ways we work and with the integrity of the final product as a priority.  Bridging Concepts has a network of professional alliances which can be brought on board for specialized needs and larger projects.  Working with Bridging Concepts, you will enter into a highly valued client focussed relationship.

Since 1999 Trina has worked to support the goals of the following companies and organizations : Wood Canada, Diabetes Canada, Express Scripts Canada, SpringBoard Services, Government of Alberta, The National Aboriginal Circle Against Family Violence, Indigenous Works, Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada Mining Matters, North Superior Workforce Planning Board, Barrick Gold, Canada Learning Code, Stone Circle Consulting, Mawiw Council,Tolko Industries, Rama First Nation Ontario Works , the Canada Career Development Foundation, IBM, RBC, Kocihta Foundation, IAMGOLD & Wabun Tribal Council,  Prosper Canada, Symbiotic Group Inc., Hamilton-Wentworth District Schoolboard, and other agencies including policing and post secondary institutes .

Speaking Opportunities. Trina has shared her unique insights on Indigenous diversity, career and life pathing at 100+ events regionally, nationally, and internationally through keynotes and conference sessions.  Trina will help your audience become enlightened and connect to new ideas through her dynamic  & interactive approaches to storytelling. Events & Clients include: Cannexus, the Canadian Aboriginal HR Management Association, National Native American HR Conferences, HR Institute of Alberta, YMCA Diversity Conference, Hospitality HR Professionals Association, Ontario Association of Community Futures Organizations, Manitoba First Nation Education Conference, and others contact request Trina to speak at your event.



Bridging Concepts is a 100% First Nations owned national enterprise that specializes in ‘helping people & ideas connect’.