Guyrene Ben won the CU President’s Student Diversity award for her work with American Indian STEM students.
Guyrene Ben (Diné), graduate student, School of Public Affairs, CU Denver
“Guyrene Ben was a critical force in establishing the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) at CU Denver to provide much needed support and mentorship for American Indian STEM students. Her passion for education has created a culture of inclusion that has captured the admiration of her peers at CU Denver and the CU Anschutz Medical Campus. She works tirelessly to represent and further American Indian issues, serving on the Global Indigenous Women’s Caucus and the North American Indigenous Peoples’ Caucus at the United Nations. She has been credentialed to serve as a delegate from the Fourth World Center for the Student of Indigenous Law and Politics at CU Denver to the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Peoples in New York City.”
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