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Dina Horwedel, Director of Public Education, American Indian College Fund
303-426-8900, dhorwedel@collegefund.org

Colleen R. Billiot, Public Education Coordinator, American Indian College Fund
720-214-2569, cbilliot@collegefund.org

Jan 26, 2024 | Featured Post, Press Releases

American Indian College Fund President and CEO Publishes Chapter on Leadership for Women of Color

January 26, 2024, Denver, Colo.— American Indian College Fund President and CEO Cheryl Crazy Bull shares her wisdom with writer and editor Analiza Quiroz Wolf on leadership in the new book “The Myths of Success: A Woman of Color’s Guide to Leadership,” which was released on January 15. Today women of color make up approximately 20 percent of the U.S. population but only 1 percent of the nation’s CEOs. The book shares personal stories and strategies from 53 women leaders of color to help others achieve success. Crazy Bull’s chapter encourages women of color to aspire to serve in leadership positions. You can enter a contest here to win a free copy of the book. You can also purchase a copy at amazon.com.

American Indian College Fund President and CEO Cheryl Crazy Bull shares her wisdom with writer and editor Analiza Quiroz Wolf on leadership in the new book “The Myths of Success: A Woman of Color’s Guide to Leadership,” which was released on January 15.

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About the American Indian College Fund The American Indian College Fund has been the nation’s largest charity supporting Native higher education for 34 years. The College Fund believes “Education is the answer” and provided $17.4 million in scholarships and other direct student support to American Indian students in 2022-23. Since its founding in 1989 the College Fund has provided more than $319 million in scholarships, programs, community, and tribal college support. The College Fund also supports a variety of academic and support programs at the nation’s 35 accredited tribal colleges and universities, which are located on or near Indian reservations, ensuring students have the tools to graduate and succeed in their careers. The College Fund consistently receives top ratings from independent charity evaluators and is one of the nation’s top 100 charities named to the Better Business Bureau’s Wise Giving Alliance. For more information about the American Indian College Fund, please visit www.collegefund.org.

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The American Indian College Fund (College Fund) announced new efforts to enhance Native arts curriculum development programs at six tribal colleges and universities (TCUs). Each of the participating TCUs will receive $100,000 to enrich their curricula by integrating Indigenous education values and incorporate Native knowledge, language, and cultural practices. The project will also help to expand institutional capacity, developing or revising academic courses, minors, and certificate and degree programs.