Hear from some of the speakers and attendees at the DOE Tribal Energy Summit about the importance of having women in STEM and how we can encourage women to pursue STEM careers and energy innovation. Learn more about the Tribal Energy Summit and the work of the Office of Indian Energy here.
I feel like our Native American women, our youth, it is a call to action because ultimately they will determine the future of our tribes. It is very important they have that readiness to defend it, to honor it
I’m proud of my identity as a Native Indian woman in energy.
It’s important to recognize each and every one of us comes from a strong woman or a family of strong women.
Look at the role models. Look at women who are in those positions and go to them and talk to them about how they made it. That’s what I would encourage them to do. Find a mentor.
Expand education in energy, technology to help tribes to advance their economy – it’s a new technology we’re heading into and this could be a pathway to advancement.
Definitely go through STEM but as you are in school studying STEM bring your culture with you. Combining both she doesn’t forget where she comes from. That she doesn’t have to choose a side, she has to walk in both worlds.