Tina DeCouto
Director, Social and Cultural Development
Nunavut Tunngavik Inc.
Iqaluit, Nunavut


Tina is Director for Social and Cultural Development at Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. Prior, she played a pivotal role in the establishment of Makigiaqta Inuit Training Corporation and helped develop Makigiaqta’s long-term Strategy.

Tina was first in her family to graduate high school and subsequently embarked on a six-month international volunteer program. She completed Nunavut Sivuniksavut with distinction and a newfound appreciation for culture, education, and travel. Tina spent a year abroad and earned a Bachelor of Management with Athabasca University. Alumni of the Jane Glassco Northern Fellowship and a mother of two boys, Tina is always looking for creative ways to further build on her cultural foundation as an Inuk.