DNA has the ability to reach beyond generations and across cultural boundaries to unify and strengthen your nuclear and extended family. But how can you explain this science in terms that your family will understand? How can you involve them and share results with them without overwhelming and confusing them? In this short time together we will learn a few tips that will have your family actually interested in family history.
A microbiology graduate, Diahan Southard worked before and after graduation for the Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation. Growing up with the budding genetic genealogy industry lead her to her current position as Your DNA Guide, where she provides personalized, interactive experiences to assist individuals and families in interpreting their genetic results in the context of their genealogical information. Diahan's lectures are always fun, upbeat, and full of energy. She has a passion for genetic genealogy, a genuine love for people, and a gift for making the technical understandable.