, STEM-UP NetworkDr. Francia Doñe Henry, President, MION Consulting

Dr. Henry retired from policing as a Police Patrol Commander having served as a Police Lieutenant, accreditation manager, policy analyst, and public information officer with over 25 years of policing experience.

Dr. Henry honorably served in the United States Army Reserves for over 13 years completing two combat tours.  Dr. Henry earned her Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Saint John’s University, her Master of Arts in Criminal Justice from the Pennsylvania State University and her Doctorate in Administration and Leadership Studies from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.  Dr. Henry’s background is rooted in criminology, law enforcement leadership, and diversity, equity, and inclusion.  Dr. Henry has extensive experience with program evaluation and research, accreditation, business process re-engineering, organizational design, and related fields.  Dr. Henry has teaching experience as an instructor in the United States Army in a variety of subjects and she is an adjunct professor in organizational leadership, research applications, various police academy topics, and employment law, with over 20 years of teaching experience.  Dr. Henry’s research has focused on delinquency prevention for youth and police leadership, organizational development, gun violence prevention, and police administration and management.

Dr. Henry volunteers on several organizational boards such as the Harrisburg Diversity Coalition, PA Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention (a Governor appointed position), Latino Hispanic professional’s organization, Harrisburg Area Community College Public Safety committee, the PA Racial and Ethnic Disparities Committee, The Boys and Girls Club of Harrisburg, and a co-founder of the Latino Hispanic American Community Center.  Dr. Henry is currently a scholar with the Georgetown University certificate program as a representative for the PA State team.  Dr. Henry enjoys spending time with her family, walking, and reading.