In celebration of Women’s History Month, Walker’s Legacy is pleased to present this month’s #BEENBOSS video profile series on lessons on mentorship. Our exclusive interviews feature leading women as they discuss their professional journeys, the impact mentorship has had on their success, and why access to mentorship is particularly important for professional women.
This video features Nikki Pitre, Program Manager for the Center for Native American Youth. The Center for Native American Youth is a national advocacy organization working to improve the health, safety, and overall well-being of Native American youth ages 24 and under. Nikki discusses what believes that the important keys to success are and how to obtain and maintain a great mentor and mentee relationship.
“When seeking mentorship it is important that you find a good connection with somebody” Nikki Pitre, Program Manager, Center for Native American Youth
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About The Speaker
Nikki Pitre is Program Manager at the Center for Native American Youth. She is a member of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe and her Indian name is ‘kwhele’ which means Meadow Lark. As Program Manager, Nikki oversees the Champions for Change program and Youth Advisory Board, manages grants, and is chief strategist for CNAY’s youth engagement initiatives. Additionally, Nikki works with CNAY’s Executive Director on overall program development. Before CNAY, Nikki worked as Student Success Programs Director at the American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC), where she managed grants and initiatives pertaining to tribal college student success. She also was the Federal-Tribal & Special Initiatives Associate and Advocacy Associate at AIHEC. She brings to CNAY grant and program management, youth and student services, advocacy and meeting planning expertise.
About Walker’s Legacy
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