Sarah EchoHawk is the Chief Executive Officer of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) and is an enrolled member of the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma. Before joining the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES), she worked for First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) for six years. During her tenure with First Nations, she served as the Director of Development and Communications and most recently held the position of Executive Vice President.

Prior to her tenure at First Nations, Ms. EchoHawk worked for the American Indian College Fund, raising support for tribal colleges. During her tenure Ms. EchoHawk worked in program management, communications, foundation relations and individual giving.

Ms. EchoHawk holds a Master of Nonprofit Management (M.N.M.) degree from Regis University and earned her undergraduate degree in Political Science and Native American Studies from Metropolitan State University of Denver. She attended law school at the University of Colorado and has completed graduate coursework in applied communication at the University of Denver.