Ella Henry

Lecturer, Auckland University of Technology


Ella Henry is a lecturer in Maori development in the Faculty of Maori Development at Auckland University of Technology in Auckland, New Zealand. Ella is an indigenous woman and has been involved in research on indigenous entrepreneurship. She recently published a chapter on Kaupapa Maori Entrepreneurship, which outlines the ways that the Maori cultural renaissance has revitalized Maori language, culture and identity, whilst spurring entrepreneurial initiatives that deliver community advancement, self- determination and validation of Maori political and economic aspirations. Ella holds a Master of Philosophy from the University of Auckland. Her thesis looked at Maori women and leadership.