Beth Klein received the Women’s eNews 21 Leaders Award for her work as an attorney advocate for the enslaved, as well as for writing one of the most effective anti-trafficking laws, pro bono. Women’s Enews Announces 21 Leader Awards
In 2010, More Magazine named Beth Klein on its Fierce List as one of the “50 Women That You Want On Your Side.” According to More Magazine, this honor is reserved for women who have shown “true grit and true wit,” and who are the best examples of “attitude, fortitude, resilience, and endurance.” Beth is among 49 other accomplished women to earn this prestigious honor, including Arianna Huffington, Tina Brown, Sheryl Sandberg, Supreme Court Justices Kagan, Ginsberg, and Sotomayor, Aung San Suu Kyi, Hillary Clinton, Oprah Winfrey, and Michelle Obama.
She received the Denver Rescue Mission Award for a “Woman that Changed the Heart of Denver” Heart of Denver Award
In 2011 Beth Klein received the Georgia Imhoff Activist Extraordinaire Award. Activist Award
Beth Klein was named by the Denver Post as one of the most influential women in Colorado. Denver Post Names Influential Women
Recently she was named as one of the Women who are Changing the World. Women Changing the World
Beth Klein’s legal work has also broken records and garnered awards. Dawson v. Fluor won case of the year. And because of the size of the verdict, Beth Klein, a Colorado lawyer was inducted into the Texas Verdict Hall of Fame.
She served by appointment of Governor Hickenlooper on The Colorado Children’s Trust Fund (CCTF) Board. The purpose of the Board is to prevent the abuse and neglect of Colorado’s children. During her tenure, the Colorado Child Abuse Hotline was established. 1-844-CO-4-KIDS The hotline has seen increased participation and has dramatically increased effective interventions on behalf of Colorado children at risk.
She is a recipient of the Georgia Imhoff Philanthropy and Activism Award.
Beth wrote the 2010 and 2011 Anti-Human Trafficking laws for Colorado and the primary anti-demand laws for the State of Texas. These laws focus on common practices of human traffickers—such as their coercion of victims into becoming prostitutes or forcing them to become domestic slaves—and allow trafficking victims to sue for three times the amount of damages and attorney’s fees.
She is featured in the IndieFlix documentary, The Empowerment Project. The Empowerment Project has screened in elementary schools, middle schools, high schools, universities, organizations and corporations of all kinds with audiences as intimate as 10 and as grand as 1,000. Empowerment Project