Tosa Two Heart
Kyle, South Dakota
AIGC Fellowship, Loan For Service
As a graduate student::
Co-created the inaugural Native American dedication and blessing at Bentley University, which included the creation of a permanent plaque to honor Native Americans.
Founded the Bentley University Chapter of American Indian Business Leaders
Volunteered at Harvard Pow Wow, April 30th 2016
Leader in Intervarsity Native American Ministries for college students, which included organizing bible studies through a Native prospective and hosting frybread dinners for college students across the Boston area.
Graduate Women’s Leadership Organization President 2016-2017
Co-founded Lakota Youthstay, a summer program to bring Lakota youth to Boston for one week
Organized a panel on Water Protectors and No DAPL at Bentley University
Tosa was born and raised on the Pine Ridge Reservation. She attended Sherman Indian High School, in Riverside, California. She achieved her bachelor of Arts in Psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles and as a student established the Ms. UCLA Pow Wow pageant and the Native American Art and Fashion Show. After graduation, she worked at Oglala Lakota College as a support counselor and at the University of California, Los Angeles as the American Indian Recruitment Project Director, where she managed a program that provides academic support and higher education awareness to Los Angeles Native American youth, Southern California tribal youth and community college students. She is currently in her last semester at Bentley University and will graduate with her Master of Business Administration in May 2017. She has spent all of her under graduate and graduate college life serving the Native community in various capacities. She will continue to do so in her future career. Her long term goal is to become an entrepreneur. She enjoys dancing Lakota traditional at pow wows, meeting new people, learning her Native language and participating in events that support tribal sovereignty, culture and rights.