Harold D’Souza is a survivor, spokesperson, and advocate. Mr. D’Souza is a Senior Supply Chain Associate for Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, a position he has held since 2008. Mr. D’Souza is also a Co-Founder of Eyes Open International, a founding member of the National Survivor Network, and is active with End Slavery Cincinnati. Mr. D’Souza is an outreach partner with The Salvation Army to increase the identification of foreign national victims of human trafficking. He is a member of the Global Sustainability Network. Earlier in his career, Mr. D’Souza served as a Sales Manager in India. Mr. D’Souza received an L.L.B. and M.Com from Maharaja Sayajirao University in Vadodara, India.
Bella Hounakey has dedicated her professional life to encouraging and supporting victims as they navigate the recovery process. Since 2011, she has served as an advocate, organizer, and speaker on anti-trafficking programs and policies. She previously served on the Board of the Human Trafficking Coalition in Michigan. She has also counseled female victims of sex trafficking at a specialized residential Trauma Recovery Center. Since 2015, she has worked with and supported the most vulnerable trafficking victims in the foster care system. Throughout her career, Bella’s ambitions have remained steadfast: raise awareness, reduce risk of victimization, educate members of the judicial system and general public, and advocate for victim protection and treatment. Bella received a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and Spanish; and a Master’s degree from Western Michigan University.
In addition to presiding over a diversified District Court docket in Colorado, Judge Lung provides presentations nationally and internationally on issues such as human trafficking, childhood trauma, and resiliency to an exceptionally diverse audience base including law enforcement, social workers, healthcare professionals, military personnel, faith-based organizations, judiciaries, and others. Judge Lung serves as the Judicial Representative to the Colorado Human Trafficking Council. He also serves as a consultant of the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), U.S. Department of Justice, and as a consultant of the National Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance Center (NHTTAC), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Judge Lung received a triple major B.A. from Regis University and his J.D. from the University of Dayton. He is currently working on his first book, a biography of trafficking, trauma, resiliency, faith, and above all else, hope.
Ronny Marty has served as an independent consultant and speaker to combat human trafficking. Mr. Marty worked as an Executive Housekeeper at the Hilton Marco Island Hotel from 2010 to 2015. From 1996 to 2007, he worked in the Dominican Republic as a Front Desk Manager at Hotel Hacienda Resorts and Hotel Sun Village Resorts and Spa. Mr. Marty received a B.A. from the Santiago University of Technology in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic.
Flor Molina is a founding member of the Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking (CAST) Survivor Leadership Program and a member of the National Survivor Network. She has advocated for policies to combat human trafficking since 2002 and has worked as a security guard since 2005.
Bukola Love Oriola
Bukola Love Oriola has served as an independent consultant, speaker, and author on human trafficking issues since 2009. Ms. Oriola founded The Entian Story in 2013, a non-profit organization which advocates for survivors of human trafficking and domestic violence. In 2009, Ms. Oriola published her book Imprisoned: The Travails of a Trafficked Victim and she is currently writing another book, A Living Label. Ms. Oriola also produces the Imprisoned Show which focuses on the issues of human trafficking and domestic violence. She has owned and managed Bukola Braiding and Beauty Supply since 2007. She was a reporter and researcher for Century Media Limited in Lagos, Nigeria from 2003 to 2005. Ms. Oriola received an A.S. from The Polytechnic Ibadan, Oyo, and is currently enrolled for her bachelor’s degree at Metropolitan State University, St. Paul, Minnesota.
Tanya Gould-Street, a survivor of domestic sex trafficking, is the founder of Identifiable Me, a non-profit that helps move those who have been victimized by sexual violence towards self-discovery and their life’s purpose. Tanya serves as a mentor, consultant, advisor, trainer, and keynote speaker on topics relating to her story. Years after being forced to drop out of college by her trafficker, she went back to college and earned her B.A.Sc. in Communications in 2015. Tanya has been featured in over 20 interviews via television/articles. She currently serves on the following advisory boards: CSEC of the Children’s Hospital of the Kings and Daughters, Beloved Haven, and Street Ransom. She is a Policy Champion for the National Survivor Network and a consultant for the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), U.S. Department of Justice, Global Centurion, CHKD, and the Virginia Beach Justice Initiative. She is also the Chair for the Museum of Fine Arts Commission in the city of Portsmouth, Virginia. Tanya loves being a part of her expanding family of 3 adult children, their loves, and 2 grandbabies.
Sheila White has facilitated numerous survivor leadership trainings to service providers and organizations across the country. A passionate and dynamic presenter, Sheila has spoken in numerous venues, including legislative briefings, conferences in Georgia and Texas, and the United Nations. Her advocacy efforts helped passed the New York Safe Harbor for Exploited Youth Act, and she has been featured on CNN. In 2012, Sheila was acknowledged by President Obama in his speech at the Clinton Global Initiative. For more than a decade, Sheila has been a powerful role model, an inspiration, and a strong advocate in the anti- trafficking movement.