Amber Gene


Amber Gene (She/Her), is an enrolled member of the Diné Nation. Amber has several years of experience in marketing and advertising. She’s gained experience in various industries: food, beverage, education, arts, fashion, hospitality, automotive, nightlife, politics, and non-profit. Amber specializes in marketing strategy, analytics, and creativity. Her most inspiring career moment was working along the of side of Ethel Branch during the 2022 Navajo Nation presidential run. Amber graduated from Northern Arizona University with a Bachelor of Science in Strategic Communication with emphasis in Advertising and minors in Photography and Anthropology. While attending NAU, she participated in Native American Community Culture meetings. During this time, the NODAPL movement began and she wanted to bring awareness to her community. From then forward, Amber promised herself that she will gain career experience to help all indigenous peoples. Her work has been recognized and featured in Yes! Magazine, Thrillist, Huffington Post, Vogue, and National Geographics. Amber is the seventh generation weaver in her family. Her rugs are featured in the Weaving is Life exhibit at Ohio Kennedy Museum, along with her mother and grandmother’s rugs. During her free time, she enjoys hiking with her rez pubby, creative photoshoots with friends, spending time with family, and attending indigenous art shows with her parents. Her favorite art show to attend is Santa Fe Indian Market. She loves helping her family sell their jewelry and rugs. It also gives her a chance to hang out with her artist friends, eat corn and frybread, and laugh indigenously with everyone.