Nevada Littlewolf has nearly 20 years of experience in community organizing and building leadership capacity for broad-based constituents. Nevada is a member of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe and an elected leader serving on the Virginia, MN City Council. Nevada's life experience and unique cultural perspective brings insightful knowledge and perspective to her work. Her distinctive approach to recruitment, training, mentoring, policy development and program coordination define her leadership style of bringing diverse groups together for a common learning experience and goal.
She is a founding Director for Women’s Leadership Works, an international organization working to empower and ignite women’s potential. She is leading a newly forming Minnesota-based organization focusing on civic engagement in rural and American Indian communities. Nevada has worked with organizations including: Women Empowering Women for Indian Nations, Young Elected Officials, League of Women Voters, as well as universities, government entities, and local non-profit organizations.
She served as a children’s advocate for over 10 years. She is a member of the Governor’s 6th District Judicial Selection Committee and on the Board of Trustees for the Northland Foundation. Nevada has an Associate of Arts Degree from Mesabi Community College and attended the University of Minnesota Duluth studying Studio Art and Education.