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Griselda Aldrete

  • Lecturer

Griselda Aldrete teaches classes in criminal justice and criminology at UW-Milwaukee. She has held leadership positions in corporate, nonprofit and government sectors.

Aldrete's work has been recognized by the Milwaukee Business Journal (Top 40 under 40 in 2013), the United Way of Greater Milwaukee (Philanthropic 5 award), and Marquette University (College of Art and Sciences Young Alumna of the Year), among others. She was selected as a 2015 U.S. Delegate for the British American Project and named one of Wisconsin’s top 48 most powerful Latinos. In 2018, Aldrete was selected to be a Marshall Memorial Fellow for The German Marshall Fund of the United States.


  • Juris Doctor, Marquette University Law School, 2017
  • Master of Arts, University of Nebraska-Omaha, 2004
  • Bachelor of Arts, Marquette University, 2002

Current boards and committees:

  • Wisconsin Policy Forum – Board of Directors
  • Virago Rising – Board of Directors
  • Building Brave – Mentorship Committee Member
  • British American Project – Program Committee Member
  • NextGen Chamber of Commerce – Advisory Council Member
  • Milwaukee Women, Inc. – Steering Committee Member