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Bridget Chase

Community Success Specialist

FirstVoices, First Peoples’ Cultural Council

Research Themes: 

Language, Sustainability and Transnationalism

UBC Alumni, B.A. Linguistics, Master of Management

Bridget is a linguist with a background in business and web management. Bridget currently works as the Community Success Specialist for FirstVoices, with the First Peoples’ Cultural Council.

As a BC-based settler scholar with considerable experience in local digital language mobilization, Bridget's passion is language and she centres her work around this. Engaging with issues that relate to language and social justice, Bridget is committed to building relationships in order to develop projects that suit specific community needs. She has been privileged to work with Heiltsuk and Kaska speaking communities on digital-based language revitalization projects. Her background allows her to design and manage language learning tools, and work with speakers of all ages at whatever capacity is desired to meet community goals. 

Research themes: Language revitalization, technology, digital language learning

Research interests: Language revitalization, linguistics, anti-colonial methodologies, digital learning processes, language technology