Rochelle Dalla

Rochelle L. Dalla, PhD, is Professor of Human Development and Family Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL). Her research focuses on marginalized and hard-to-reach populations of sex trafficking survivors, with most recent work centralized in India. She is Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Human Trafficking and has been honored with multiple research and teaching awards, […]

Karrin Vasby Anderson

Karrin Vasby Anderson

Dr. Karrin Vasby Anderson is Professor of Communication Studies at Colorado State University, where she teaches courses in rhetoric, political communication, and gender and communication. She also has taught the undergraduate course Communication and Human Trafficking. Dr. Anderson has published three books that examine gender and political leadership. She is the current editor of the Quarterly […]

Sosamma Samuel-Burnett, J.D.

Sosamma Samuel-Burnett, J.D., is Founder/President, G.L.O.B.A.L. Justice. She has more than 35 yrs experience as a human rights advocate & policy professional & nearly 20 yrs as a college professor. She directed many advocacy & policy organizations & served as a Fellow at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. She holds a BSFS from Georgetown University’s School […]

Elesondra DeRomano

El is the Founder and Executive Director of S.T.A.R.S. (Standing Together Against Real Slavery) where she works tirelessly with at-risk women and girls from backgrounds of exploitation, domestic violence, rape, and drug abuse. Through her commitment to transparency coupled with an extraordinary lived experience, El creates an atmosphere of hope for women and children who are forgotten […]

Elizabeth Scaife

Elizabeth is the CEO and Founder of FYN Global, a small business dedicated to supporting the existing missions of survivors and allies worldwide through coaching, consulting, and technical assistance for anti-trafficking initiatives. She has 19 years of leadership experience in cross-cultural project management, strategy development, operations, event and training design. Throughout her career, Elizabeth has […]

Monica Modi Khant

Monica Modi Khant is the Executive Director of the Asian Pacific Institute on Gender BasedViolence (API-GBV). As an experienced trainer and national speaker, she shares herexpertise on gender-based violence, immigration law, and the intersection of immigrantrights, human trafficking, domestic violence, sexual assault, and asylum. With over twodecades of experience in the non-profit legal community, she […]

Steve Simske

Steve Simske was a payload specialist and lab director at a NASA Center for the Commercial Development of Space 1990-2003, and at HP from 1994-2018. He was an HP Fellow, Vice President, and Director in HP Labs. He is the author of more than 500 publications and more than 200 US patents. He is an […]

Charles E. Hounmenou, Ph.D.

Charles E. Hounmenou, Ph.D., M.S.W., M.Ed., M.A., is an Associate Professor at the Jane Addams College of Social Work, University of Illinois Chicago (UIC). He received his doctoral degree in social work from UIC in 2009. His research areas include human trafficking, commercial sexual exploitation of children, and human rights of detainees. In 2009, Hounmenou […]

Kimberly Hogan

Kimberly Hogan is a Social Work Instructor at the University of Southern Mississippi and a current social work Ph.D. Candidate at Arizona State University. Kimberly has a focus on domestic sex trafficking and the therapeutic needs for exiting. She works closely with community groups, including the National Criminal Justice Training Center, AMBER Alert, Navajo Nation, […]

Anthony N. Talbott

Anthony “Tony” Talbott is a nationally recognized anti human trafficking speaker, researcher, advocate, and educator. He directs Abolition Ohio, the Miami Valley anti-Human trafficking organization and is Director of Advocacy at the University of Dayton Human Rights Center. He chairs a committee of the OH Attorney General’s Human Trafficking Commission and has served on other […]