The Denver Council on Foreign Relations  is committed to heightening public awareness and building understanding of contemporary and emerging international issues. In doing so, DCFR seeks a better informed Colorado regarding the global issues that impact us all. We do so by hosting a range of events, forums, and discussions, all open to the public and funded by our members designed to help the citizens of  Metro Denver gain access to experts on national and international issues..

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​​​​​​​"Human Trafficking and Human Rights"

with Marianna Kosharovsky
a DCFR Luncheon with the Founder and Executive Director of ALIGHT: Alliance to Lead Impact in Global Human Trafficking


​​​​​​​12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Seating is limited so please RSVP as soon as possible.
All DCFR Members are cordially invited to all programs sponsored by The Ved Nanda Center for International & Comparative Law at the Strum College of Law.
09/10/2019 - Cox Price International Human Rights Award & Lecture with Professor James Anaya

10/01/2019 - Practitioner-in-Residence  Reception and Speaker with Sherry Broder Esq.

10/02/2019 - "On The Front Lines: Fighting for Human Rights" Lecture with Sherry Broder Esq.

10/09/2019 - Myres S. McDougal Distinguished Lecturer and Scholar-in-Residence with Professor Michael Scharf, Dean, Case Western Law School

10/21/2019 - Henry & Mary Bryan Lecturer and Practitioner-in-Residence with Anthony Carroll, Esq.
Marianna Kosharovsky, J.D. is the Founder and Executive Director of ALIGHT (Alliance to Lead Impact in Global Human Trafficking), a Denver-based nonprofit organization with a mission to unlock a fresh start for human trafficking survivors. ALIGHT fights international human trafficking as well as provides services and legal representation for victims of human trafficking found in Colorado. ALIGHT rapidly delivers access to justice to the most vulnerable in our society by using an innovative technology platform that leverages the network effect to match survivor needs with untapped legal expertise.

Ms. Kosharovsky's expertise is rooted in over 10 years of experience in human trafficking, law and professional collaboration in the U.S. and Eastern Europe/Russia. As an attorney, Ms. Kosharovsky represented survivors of sex and labor exploitation at the domestic violence agency Sanctuary for Families, as well as global corporate clients at the international law firm Milbank in New York. In Eastern Europe/Russia, she worked on human trafficking and human ​​​​​​​rights development with PILnet: Global Network for Public Interest Law, and was a Visiting Professor at the Pericles Center for International Legal Education. She is a contributing author of the American Bar Association book Lawyers as Changemakers (2016). Ms. Kosharovsky holds a law degree from N.Y.U. Law School.


"The Israeli Elections"
with Professor Ved Nanda
DCFR Luncheon: Event Details Forthcoming

DCFR 2019-2020 Kickoff & Social Celebration
Event Details Forthcoming

"Is American Diplomacy Dead?"

"Cyber Strategy and U.S. National Security"

​​​​​​​Donations: Whether it be our speakers series, conferences & programs, or fellowships, we cannot enhance our efforts without community support. You may, of course, specify a particular program (speakers, scholarship, etc.) or leave the allocation to your Board, all of whom serve DCFR pro bono.  Thank you in advance.