Outreach and Support to Youth Leadership and STEM Initiatives

Jared Ware

 

The Native American Heritage Forum (NAHF) supports outreach events and community services projects for the Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Equal Opportunity (ODEIO) at the United States Military Academy, West Point, New York.  The forum host an annual Pow Wow at West Point for the community and also supports leadership and STEM-related community projects at various military installations and in large cities across the United States.  The goal of the session is to provide baseline knowledge of planning and organizing community service projects with outside partners, and to outline some of the benefits of teamwork and collaboration with partner organizations.


Jared Ware

Jared Ware currently serves as a faculty member in the Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering at the United States Military Academy, West Point, New York. He is a mentor to the academy's Native American Heritage Forum and also serves as a department Equal Opportunity and Diversity Officer. He is a Lieutenant Colonel and an Engineer Officer in the United States Army. He is a member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation. He is one of four members of his tribe to graduate from the United States Military Academy, a group that includes David Moniac, the academy's first Native American graduate. He has served in the Army in various leadership positions, most recently as a battalion commander, deputy brigade commander, and division engineer at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.