Amber Henderson

Assistant Professor of Marketing, Northern State University, Aberdeen, South Dakota, USA

Amber Henderson is an assistant professor of management at Northern State University in Aberdeen, South Dakota. It is her personal and professional goal to increase the global scope of Indigenous entrepreneurs through continued training opportunities focused on global expansion. She focuses on building strategic and decision-oriented business initiatives, and has prior industry experience in banking and financial services, and most recently as a regulatory analyst in the electric and natural gas industries. Her research topics include managerial and economic topics as they relate to tribal communities. She is honored to be a Native Nations Rebuilder Fellow, National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development 40 under 40 Award Recipient, Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development at the Harvard Kennedy School Fellow. Amber is a citizen of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa (Anishinaabe), and received her B.A. from the University of Jamestown, M.B.A. from the University of Mary, and D.B.A. (Management) from Anderson University, Indiana. Amber attended the YCI Forum as a participant in 2018.


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