Tuesday, November 27, 2018

#LeadershipTuesdays: Call Me Chief!

"People want to know, 'What do we call you?', like ‘chief’ is a man’s word."

--Glenna Wallace, Eastern Shawnee Chief

Chief Wallace served for years as the tribe’s secretary. In 2006, she replaced her brother as chief of the tribe making her the first woman to be elected chief of a Shawnee tribe. Wallace holds Bachelor and Master degrees from Pittsburg State University in Kansas as well as a specialist in Education degree from the University. She also completed post graduate work at Tulsa University, Arkansas State, and Southwest Missouri State University.

Meet Eastern Shawnee Chief Glenna Wallace as describes the scope of economic development projects her tribe engages in and the historical role of leadership that women played in the Shawnee tribe.


On Tuesdays, womenatliberty.com presents #LeadershipTuesdays, a platform for a variety of voices and resources to develop, encourage and strengthen women leaders. Today in honor of Native American Heritage Month, we feature Chief Glenna Wallace of the Eastern Shawnee tribe of Oklahoma. For more information on #LeadershipTuesdays, go to @LeadershipTues on Twitter. There you'll find resources to help you develop your leadership skills and learn from others who are successful leaders.

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