Koren holds a BA and LLB, is a Blue Thunderbird Woman and a Cree from Samson Cree Nation. She is President of the Indigenous Bar Association, Vice-President of Kasohkowew Child Wellness Society and Board Member for First Nations Child and Family Caring Society. She was recently awarded the Alumni Horizon Award from the University of Alberta. Koren was an elected council member for Samson Cree Nation from 2011-2014 and is co-founder of Hub, a community mobilization program to help reduce crime. She was co-chair of the First Nations Women’s Economic Security Council. She is also a sessional instructor at Maskwacis Cultural College, a post-secondary school within the Four Nations of Maskwacis. Koren is married, has two young daughters and is the sole practitioner at Thunderbird Law in her home community.