How Women Entrepreneurs Push Boundaries To Inspire The Next Generation People who inspire us have a spark. They have something within themselves that is bold and courageous. They push themselves to be uncomfortable. Shyla Sheppard, a native American from Fort Berthold Indian Reservation in western North Dakota, has shown this spark throughout her life. She [...]

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The 2018 PE Intensive, taking place April 13 & 14, brings together the the top 200 female founders from the PE Venture Competition for hands-on workshops and mentorship in New York City. Among the 200 are 10 finalists who have been given the additional opportunity to participate in the pitch competition on Saturday, April 14 for [...]

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April 30, 2018 The Administration for Native Americans (ANA) is celebrating financial literacy month by offering a glimpse into Native Americans’ capacity, based on knowledge, skills, and access, to manage financial resources effectively and what projects we’re funding to increase it. Our everyday lives are affected by our ability to handle our finances responsibly. Whether you’re [...]

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  Some of the organizers for the inaugural Native Women's Business Summit, scheduled to start April 13 in Albuquerque (Photo: courtesy Stephine Poston). Tuesday, April 10, 2018 – Native business women gather strength APRIL 10, 2018 BY ART HUGHES Native women make up half of all business owners in Native America according to estimates in the most [...]

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Entrepreneurs plan summit for Native businesswomen By Kevin Robinson-Avila / Journal Staff Writer Friday, December 29th, 2017 at 2:31pm A group of Native American women is planning a business summit for this spring. From left are Alicia Ortega, Stephine Poston, Vanessa Roanhorse, Jaclyn Roessel, Kim Delfina Gleason, Vicki Pozzebon, Kalika Tallou, Lisa Foreman and AJ Gloshay. [...]

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Kim Delfina Gleason, artistic director of Two Worlds Theatre. FEATURE | STAGING OUR NATIVE NATION MARCH 20, 2018 0 COMMENTS A fledgling theatre company in the Land of Enchantment tells Native American stories with both authenticity and imagination BY FRANCES MADESON Pregnant with hope, pregnant with possibility, and just plain pregnant, on Jan. 25, the very night before Two Worlds artistic director Kim [...]

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Navajo Heather Fleming’s Catapult Design Improves Lives on Reservations, Worldwide Heather Fleming founded Catapult Design in late 2008 to provide design solutions to world problems. Catapult Design brings innovative tools to people who need it most Kristin Butler • March 7, 2017 Growing up, Heather Fleming, Diné, was intimately aware of the disparities experienced by people residing on [...]

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This NM nonprofit landed $1.2 million Kellogg funding to help Native Americans with workforce training Peter Holter is managing director of entrepreneurial services with NMCC. PHOTO COURTESY PETER HOLTER By Rachel Sapin  – Reporter, Albuquerque Business First Nov 15, 2017, 2:28pm Albuquerque-based nonprofit New Mexico Community Capital has landed a $1.2 million from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to expand [...]

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Program lifts NM Native businesses By Kevin Robinson-Avila / Journal Staff Writer Friday, November 24th, 2017 at 2:08pm NMCC program graduate Lisa Foreman manages a health beverage stand for her startup Mahadevi, which also provides an online support network for new mothers. Photo courtesy of Mahadevi ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Dozens of New Mexico-based Native American businesses [...]

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