Diversity and Inclusion in Forensic Science Forum and Reception

Speaker: Donna Chrisjohn

Tuesday, February 20, 2024
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Colorado Convention Center
Room 401


Donna AAFS 2024 speaker

Donna Chrisjohn proudly identifies as a citizen of the Sicangu Lakota Nation and a descendant of the Dine Nation. She is a Denver, Colorado native and a devoted mother of five children. With over 25 years of legal expertise spanning private, public, and tribal law, Donna has demonstrated her commitment to the legal profession.

In addition to her legal career, Donna is an accomplished Diversity and Inclusion consultant and presenter. Her dedication to making a positive impact is further evident through her active engagement in the Native community, both at the local and national levels. She generously volunteers her time and plays vital roles in multiple organizations.

Donna's impressive affiliations include service as the former Co-Chair of the Denver American Indian Commission, the Chinook Fund's Board of Directors, and the Board of Directors for People of the Sacred Land. 

Education is more than a mere interest for Donna; it's her life's purpose. As an Indigenous Education Consultant, she has passionately conveyed the Indigenous perspective to schools and organizations for an astounding 46 years. Donna's commitment to promoting understanding and respect for Indigenous cultures is exemplified by her teaching of an immersion course titled "Indigenous Voices," which she offers each semester. 

Donna is also a DEIA consultant and has consulted for the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, the Denver Art Museum and the City and County of Denver.


Reception Sponsored By: JusticeTrax

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