Gwendolyn Packard, NIWRC Program Specialist, received an “Excellence in Lifetime Impact” award. At the 20th Anniversary Celebration Awards Banquet, the Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Woemn (CSVANW), gave an“Excellence in Lifetime Impact” Award to Gwen, for all the work she has done in New Mexico to address violence against women and children and for supporting the CSVANW in becoming a 501(c)3. The Award says “thank you for your commitment to stopping the violence against Native women and children and you lifetime impact on CSVANW.”
Princella RedCorn, NIWRC Communications Officer, received a “Native American 40 Under 40” Award. During the 40th Annual Indian progress in Business Awards Gala in Santa Fe, New Mexico, on Wednesday, November 16th, 2016, the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED) presented RedCorn and other recipients the prestigious “40 Under 40” Award. This award is a special recognition created to acknowledge emerging Native American, Alaska Native, and First Nation citizens who demonstrate leadership, initiative, and dedication to achieve significant contributions to Native communities throughout North America. Be sure to check out the “40 Under 40” Mannequin Challenge!