Visibility Matters: Native Women Leaders Creating Change

Mar 9, 2024

4:00pm – 5:00pm CT

This session will examine actionable steps to amplify opportunities for Native communities and marginalized groups. Speakers will unpack the significance of visibility and its role in Native excellence, fostering opportunities and progress through the extraordinary journeys of Native women “firsts” such as the U.S. Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland, Presidential Humanities Medal recipient Dr. Henrietta Mann, and Cherokee Nation Delegate Kimberly Teehee. If you see it, you believe you can be it.

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photo of Angelique Albert
Angelique Albert

Native Forward Scholars Fund

photo of Sarah EchoHawk
Sarah EchoHawk

American Indian Science And Engineering Society

photo of Henrietta Mann
Henrietta Mann

Montana State University

photo of Kim Teehee
Kim Teehee

U.S. House of Representatives

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