In this provocative workshop, participants will reflect on what their views of power are currently, how they respond to it and where some of their learnings about power have come from.
About the Speaker: Over the past 25 years, Pam has been a recognized Native American leader. She has successfully led regional and national Native American and other non-profit organizations. She currently serves as Associate Director, outreach and engagement for Northwestern University, Center for Native American and Indigenous Research.
Pam has a BS, Economics from DePaul University and is a Certified Association Executive (CAE). An enrolled member of the Menominee Tribe of Wisconsin and descendant of the Oneida Tribe of Wisconsin, Pam’s career experience is embedded with her connections and trainings influenced by Native culture and community.
One of her proudest achievements was having her Tribe recognized along with the group she co-founded in Chicago receiving a top Harvard Honoring Nations award for their formalized urban, reservation relationship. She has won other awards and fellowships including:
• Leadership Greater Chicago Fellow (99)
• Lawyers Committee for Better Housing, Barbara Grau Outstanding Housing Advocate Award, (03)
• ASAE Diversity Executive Leadership Program (09)
• Native Americans in Philanthropy, Flying Eagle Woman Award (12)
• Metropolitan Tenants Organization, Lifetime Housing Champion Award (18)
Pam has provided executive management and consulting services with groups throughout the U.S. She has served as Executive Director for the National American Indian Housing Council and Native American Journalists Association. Prior to forming her own Association Management & Consulting Company, Pam served 8 years as CEO of American Indian Science & Engineering Soci