Krishna is an active strategist on initiatives to combat human trafficking on a global, national, and state level. In a distinguished legal career spanning more than two decades, she served in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Connecticut from 2003 to 2015. Prior to joining Grace Farms Foundation Krishna served as the Deputy Chief of the National Security and Major Crimes Unit from 2010 to 2015.
Since joining the Foundation, Krishna has been at the center of organizing actions against human trafficking in Connecticut including helping to draft amendments to strengthen Connecticut’s existing anti-trafficking laws, which went into effect on May 17, 2016. She also leads innovative big data platform training sessions at Grace Farms for law enforcement to locate and apprehend traffickers and rescue survivors. Krishna has also worked with the private sector, academia, and government to create an innovate program that will provide a high level training to hotel and motel staff throughout Connecticut. On a national and international level, Krishna has worked with other recognized leaders and organizations to convene global experts to identify ways to combat human trafficking in conflict as well as to look at ways to create more transparency in global supply chains.
Krishna is a sought-after speaker and has appeared on TEDx. She is 2019 recipient of the Citizen of the Law Award, presented by the Connecticut Bar Association. The award is given to a legal professional who has made significant contributions to a charitable or public service cause that provides inspiration and contributes to the good of society.