About Cara Jones

Cara Jones is a writer, poet, and award-winning photographer and documentary filmmaker.


As a Community Development & Engagement professional, Cara is passionate about working with young people in creating leadership opportunities where they can be part of the decision-making processes in their community. Cara has worked with organizations across Canada in Indigenous Truth & Reconciliation, Youth Governance, Disability & Inclusion, the Rights & Freedoms of 2SLGBTQ+ youth and raising awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women.


A graduate of NSCAD University, BFA, Cara is currently enrolled as a Masters of Business Administration in Community Economic Development student at Cape Breton University, Nova Scotia.

 Combining her skills as an internationally award-winning short documentary filmmaker, writer and podcaster Cara believes in the power of storytelling and that by sharing our stories we can change lives.