Nakoma-Sioux Wilson

Nakoma-Sioux Wilson


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Nakoma originally joined Nous through the CareerTrackers Indigenous Internship Program. She has experience with rigorous research and reviews for government departments and agencies. Nakoma has a passion for working with vulnerable families and communities and is adept at interpreting consultations, focus groups and workshop outputs into tangible outcomes for clients.

Influential work

  • Contributed to facilitation of a not-for-profit organisation’s (NFP) leaders’ strategic dialogue workshop and developed a synthesised report of current areas to uplift performance
  • Collaborated with local stakeholders to develop a youth engagement strategy for a Western Australian regional Aboriginal community via consultations, data collection, research and analysis
  • Worked the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services’ Child and Family Reform Unit to develop an assessment framework
  • Helped an NFP develop a board report framework to strengthen and modernise its operating procedures
  • Supported Women’s Information Support and Housing in the North to develop a strategic plan to provide better client services, advocate for the needs and aspirations of our communities.

Outside of Nous

Prior to joining Nous, Nakoma studied law, arts and languages at the University of Adelaide. While studying Nakoma completed several internship placements with Herbert Smith Freehills before becoming an intern at Nous in 2016.

In her spare time...

Nakoma enjoys being creative, including pottery and bullet journaling. On the weekend she enjoys exploring new hiking trails with her dogs.