Sarah Eagle Heart

CEO | Native Americans in Philanthropy


Sarah Eagle Heart (Oglala Lakota), CEO of Native Americans in Philanthropy, is a powerful storyteller whose perspective on healing trauma is rooted in her life story and experiences as a teen activist raised on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. She is an internationally accomplished executive focused on healing and advocacy on behalf of Indigenous peoples.

Her diverse background in tribal, corporate, faith-based and non-profit organizations offers a unique vantage point that powerfully amplifies impact. Recent accomplishments include influencer partnerships: virtual reality/2D animated film “Crow: The Legend” with BaoBab Studios starring John Legend and Oprah Winfrey; as well as #StandNVote PSA with Mark Ruffalo, Shailene Woodley and Tonia Jo Hall. Sarah won the 2017 American Express “Next Generation Leadership Award”.