3rd Annual Regional Human Trafficking Summit

ADDRESSING RESILIENCE AND IDENTIFYING EQUITABLE SOLUTIONS

For Advocates Against Human Trafficking

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2023 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2023 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM

VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
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SPEAKERS

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Keynote Speaker

Luis C.deBaca

Former Ambassador of Human Trafficking for President Barack Obama

Featured Speaker

Krystal Ka’ai

Executive Director, White House Initiative on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (WHIAANHPI)

Featured Speaker

Ala Stanford

Region 3 Director, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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SPEAKERS

Reed Bohn, BSW

Interventionist, Project Empower

Charlee Borg

Senior Program Officer, Learning and Development Management, International Rescue Committee

M. Elizabeth Bowman

Assistant Professor in the Department of Social Work at Gallaudet University

David Chelmow, MD

Interim Dean at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine

James Dold

CEO & Founder, Human Rights for Kids

Tanya Gould

Anti-Human Trafficking Director for the VA Commonwealth Attorney General’s Office

Dr. Marian Hatcher

Survivor Leader & Policy Consultant, Ambassador at-large, United Nations

Elisia Lopez

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Heather LaRocca, LCSW

Director, Anti-Trafficking for The Salvation Army
Advisor, New Day to Stop Trafficking Program

Neil Mallon

Advisor to the University of Maryland SAFE Center
Baltimore School of Social Work, University of Maryland

Ima Matul

Human Trafficking Advocate, Former White House Advisory Council on Human Trafficking Member

Shamere McKenzie

Training for National Human Trafficking Hotline, Polaris

Carol Olson, MA, LPC, ATR, CSAC

Assistant Director VCU Injury and Violence Prevention – Gender and IPV Initiatives and Counseling Programs

Shea Rhodes, Esq.

Co-Founder and Director of the Institute to Address Commercial Sexual Exploitation at Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law

Dawn Schiller, M.A.

Training Director, Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking (CAST), LA County Project, Consultant, Speaker, Human Trafficking Survivor Leader