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Carving the Path: Conversations for Native Young Professionals
November 29, 2022 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm EST
Join NAFOA and our guest speaker, Emery Real Bird, for a discussion on creating your career pathway as a Native young professional.
Emery Real Bird, is an enrolled member of the Dził Łigai Si’án N’dee; White Mountain Apache Tribe and also has Apsáalooke; Crow heritage. Emery is a government relations and finance professional based in Washington D.C. Emery graduated from Princeton University in 2017 with a degree in Politics where his thesis focused on the Alaska Native organizational influence on the Senate reelection of Lisa Murkowski from Alaska in 2010. Emery is also a graduate of Tsinghua University in Beijing, China with a Masters of Management Science with a focus in Global Affairs—a cross section of business and politics—with the Schwarzman Scholars Program. There he studied the unique position of China in the Arctic and the intersection of Indigenous rights and culture as it relates to the Belt and Road Initiative and the Arctic Council. Emery continues to study and explore the implications of international affairs on tribal nations.