Jennifer Goodman is the 2022-2023 Fellow for IEEFA. She works in collaboration with the Grand Canyon Trust to compile research and write reports on coal mining activity on tribal lands in the Southwestern United States.
She has experience working with Non-Governmental Organizations who represent Indigenous issues. As a law student, she assisted with a study on the financial impact of the No-DAPL movement on the company which owns the Dakota Access Pipeline. She also has experience working directly with Tribal representatives on Indigenous issues.
In addition to being a co-executive of the Women of Color Collective in her final year of law school, Jennifer also was integral to the recognition of WoCC as a legitimate affinity group at the University of Colorado Law School.
Jennifer has a Bachelor of Arts degree from National University and is a recent graduate of the University of Colorado Law School in Boulder, Colorado. In addition to her Juris Doctor, she also holds Certificates in Indian Law and International Law.
Jennifer is a citizen of the Wyandotte Nation of Oklahoma and is part of the movement within her tribe to learn and revitalize their language.