Tribal Gaming Protection Network Announces 2023 Women in Tribal Gaming Symposium

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PHOENIX, AZ – The Tribal Gaming Protection Network (TGPN) Women in Tribal Gaming Symposium will take place in-person on May 2-3, 2023 at the Gila River Indian Community’s Wild Horse Pass Resort and Casino.

DeJuna McDonald, of the Cherokee Nation Office of the Marshal in Justice Services, will be honored this year as the 2023 Woman Warrior. She was selected for the honor due to her longstanding commitment to the tribe and her selfless dedication to children and the community.

“I extend my most sincere congratulations and deep appreciation to DeJuna McDonald for her selfless service and commitment to her community,” said Frances Alvarez, TGPN Chairwoman. “DeJuna was selected because she embodies all the strengths of a modern woman warrior. She has consistently exemplified the highest standards of professionalism, has overcome obstacles to stay on course, and demonstrated unparalleled success through her drive and determination. DeJuna influences others through her passion, commitment, and advocacy for those less fortunate.”

Registration is open for the Women in Tribal Gaming Symposium, with the theme “Enrich. Empower. Embrace.” To register, visit For information on registration and sponsorships, contact [email protected].