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Warrior Women Film & Speaker Panel (FREE Virtual Event)

01:37:00

May 2, 2021 03:39 PM

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Speakers

Victoria Steele
Senator @Arizona State Legislature
Arizona State Senator Victoria Steele is a Democrat representing Tucson, Arizona. As a Seneca-Mingo (Native American), she is a powerful advocate for addressing climate change and ending violence against women and children. As a member of the Indigenous People’s Caucus, she introduced legislation that led to the creation of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Task Force. Senator Steele is a member of the Senate Minority Caucus Leadership Team as Co-Whip. She sits on the Natural Resources, Energy and Water Committee as well as the Transportation Committee. She has a master’s degree in Counseling/Psychology and a 25-year career as a broadcast journalist. A member of the national board of the National Organization for Women, Senator Steele is a champion for the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment in Arizona. On a more personal note, Victoria loves jazz, and hiking in the mountains of Southern Arizona.
Andrea Carmen
Executive Director @International Indian Treaty Council
Andrea Carmen, Yaqui Nation, became a staff member of the International Indian Treaty Council in 1983 and its Executive Director in 1992. Andrea was IITC’s team leader for work on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and in 1997 was one of two Indigenous representatives to formally address the UN General Assembly for the first time at the UN Earth Summit +5. In 2006, Andrea was selected as Rapporteur for the UN Expert Seminar on Indigenous Peoples’ Permanent Sovereignty over Natural Resources and their Relationship to Land, the first Indigenous woman to serve as a Rapporteur for an UN Expert Seminar. Andrea has been an expert presenter at UN bodies and seminars addressing a wide range of issues. In 2019 she was selected to represent North America Indigenous Peoples on the new Facilitative Working Group for the UNFCCC Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples Platform for its first three years of operation, and currently serves as co-chair for that UN body.