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)

Monica Modi Khant

Executive Director, Asian Pacific Institute on Gender Based Violence

Michael Viola

Michael Viola is a current graduate student at Colorado State University pursuing the Impact MBA program. He hopes to one day create sustainable enterprises that consider the well-being of all stakeholders in its business model. In recent years, Michael served as a Youth Development Specialist working with the Peace Corps in Morocco where he revived […]

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, […]