Speaker Profile

Kristie O'Brien

Vice Chairwoman
Arizona Democratic Party

Kristie is a Native Arizonan and a graduate of Dobson High School. Kristie received her B.A. in International Relations from Trinity University, DC, a Certificate in International Studies from The Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies, DC and her Juris Doctorate from Bond University Law School, Australia. Kristie has also participated in educational exchanges to Thailand and the Netherlands. Kristie is a lawyer with a background in environmental, intellectual property, entertainment and international criminal law. Kristie was a previous candidate for the Arizona State Senate. In January 2015, Kristie was elected to serve as Vice-Chairwoman of the Arizona Democratic Party. Kristie also serves as Western Regional Director on the Alumnae Board of Trinity College, Trinity University, DC. Kristie’s community interests include engaging young Democratic voters; working to achieve economic and educational equality; and highlighting the prevention of domestic violence, abuse and the trafficking of women and children.

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