Vanessa Roanhorse is an inclusive solutions-driven problem-solver committed to delivering impactful mechanisms for social, environmental and economic change. Her company, Roanhorse Consulting, works with unheralded populations to achieve self-determination. It does so through forging communities of practice, creating equity through entrepreneurship, and encouraging economic empowerment from within. Vanessa works with Indigenous founders and those focused on Indigenous solutions to access resources.
As co-founder of the Native Women Lead organization, she is invested in cultivating more Native and Indigenous women to become leaders and CEO’s. Current initiatives include Cultivating Coders, Changing Woman Initiative, Co-op Capital and City Navigators.