September 1, 2017 – Shelby Rowe, 2016 Dynamic Woman of the Year

Chickasaw Nation News

Shelby Rowe was last year's Chickasaw Nation Dynamic Woman of the Year and has spent over 20 years working in public health. Currently, Shelby is the Youth Suicide Prevention Program Coordinator at the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services and trains parents, educators and others in helping children at risk. As a suicide attempt survivor, Shelby draws from personal experience to empathize with at-risk kids and their families. She comes from a family of strong Chickasaw women and says she lives to honor both her ancestors and her three sons.