[Episcopal News Service] Sarah Eagle Heart, missioner for indigenous ministries for the Episcopal Church since 2009, has been named one of 40 emerging American Indian leaders by The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED). The award recognizes 40 emerging American Indian leaders from across Indian Country who have demonstrated leadership, initiative, and dedication and made significant contributions in business and/or in their community.
Eagle Heart holds an MBA in global management from the University of Phoenix, San Diego. She is enrolled as a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe in Pine Ridge, South Dakota, and was raised on the reservation.
The NCAIED awards will be presented Oct. 8 at the 39th Annual Indian Progress in Business (INPRO) Awards Gala in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.