Nominations for the 2018 Native American “40 under 40” Awards Now Being Accepted

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The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (the National Center) announcing call for nominations

The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (the National Center) is pleased to announce that nominations are open for its 2018 class of Native American “40 Under 40” award recipients. Nominated by members of their communities, this prestigious award is bestowed upon individuals under the age of 40 who have demonstrated leadership, initiative, and dedication, all while making significant changes in business and their community. The deadline to submit a nomination is July 16, 2018 and nominations can be submitted here.

“40 under 40 nominees are shining examples of the young men and women from across Alaska Native and American Indian communities who have devoted their skills and resources to enhancing their communities,” said Chris James, President and CEO of the National Center. “Recognizing these individuals is another way in which we can continue to define success and the future of the Native American economy. I encourage anyone who knows a deserving honoree to submit a nomination for consideration.”

2018 40 under 40 winners will be announced and honored this fall.

About the National Center: The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. With over 40 years of assisting American Indian Tribes and their enterprises with business and economic development – we have evolved into the largest national Indian specific business organization in the nation. Our motto is: “We Mean Business For Indian Country” as we are actively engaged in helping Tribal Nations and Native business people realize their business goals and are dedicated to putting the whole of Indian Country to work to better the lives of American Indian people- both now… and for generations to come.

CONTACT: Lewis Lowe, 202-333-2234 -


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