CEO, American Indian Science & Engineering Society
Sarah EchoHawk, a citizen of the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma, has been working for Native people for over 20 years. She has been the CEO at American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) since 2013. Ms. EchoHawk previously worked for First Nations Development Institute and the American Indian College Fund. Currently, she serves as Vice Chair for Native Americans in Philanthropy, Chair for the Native Ways Federation, and Chair for Red Feather Development Group. She also serves on the Champions Board for the National Girls Collaborative, and the Collaborative Advisory Board for Women of Color in Computing Research. She is Co-PI on three National Science Foundation grant projects and served as an Ambassador for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Minorities in Energy Initiative. Ms. EchoHawk has a Master of Nonprofit Management (MNM) degree from Regis University and an undergraduate degree in Political Science and Native American Studies from Metro State University of Denver.