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Mentoring for Entrepreneurs – UNM Gallup

December 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Would you like to start or grow your business? Come meet with UNM-Gallup mentor, Vanessa Roanhorse to discuss your ideas!

About this Event

Come to 1:1 mentoring with Vanessa Roanhorse where she will provide guidance, coaching, perspective, and connections to enhance entrepreneurship and connections to resources at UNM and in the community. There are many resources available to those who have ideas that they may want to turn into a business! Come by and learn more about what is available and which connections are the best fit for you.

If you have an idea for a new business or would like to expand your business, Vanessa is available to you as a resource for discussions and mentoring on how to move forward.

Note: Walk-ins are welcome, or click Register to select the time frame you plan to stop by. These are open hours, therefore, time frames are for check-in only and not an exact appointment time.

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About Vanessa:

Vanessa Roanhorse, CEO of Roanhorse Consulting, LLC, launched Roanhorse Consulting in order to work with unheralded populations to achieve and aspire their self-determination by forging communities of practice, creating equity through entrepreneurship, and encouraging economic empowerment from within.

Vanessa got her management chops working for 7 years at a Chicago-based nonprofit, the Delta Institute, focused throughout the Great Lakes region to build a resilient environment and economy through creative, sustainable, market-driven solutions. Vanessa oversaw many of Delta’s on-the-ground energy efficiency, green infrastructure, community engagement programs, and workforce development training. Vanessa is a 2019 Village Capital Money Matters Advisory Board Member, sits on the local Living Cities leadership table, is a Startup Champions Network member, is an Advisor for emerging Navajo incubator, Change Labs, Advisor for Native Entrepreneurship in Residence Program, is a governing council board member for Siembra Leadership Highschool in Albuquerque and is the co-founder of Native Women Lead, an organization dedicated to growing native women into positions of leadership and business. Her academic education is in film from the University of Arizona but her professional education is from hands-on experience leading local, regional and national initiatives. Vanessa is Diné strong – Tó’áhání (Near the Water Clan), born for Tódích’íi’nii (Bitter Water Clan). Her grandfather on her mother’s side is Tábąąhá (Water’s Edge Clan), and her grandfather on her father’s side is Táchii’nii (Red Running Into the Water Clan).

Program funded by the U.S. Economic Development Administration, brought to you by STC.UNM and the UNM Innovation Academy


December 9, 2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Event Category:


UNM Rainforest Innovations


UNM Gallup
705 Gurley Ave
Gallup, NM 87301 United States
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