About the Presenter:
Christine Cesa, our Outreach Coordinator graduated with BS in Education and an MA in Intercultural Studies with Children at Risk. Christine is a lived experience expert and has served as a Survivor Advocate with CAST LA and Dignity Health responding to victims of violence and survivors of human trafficking and providing emergency services to survivors in the healthcare system. She is a consultant with Polaris, the Office for Victims of Crime, the New Jersey Coalition on Human Trafficking, and the Board of Ride My Road. She is a published author on the fact sheet for the TIP report in 2021 highlighting Familial Trafficking and a co-author in an anthology, “Medical Perspectives in Human Trafficking in Adolescents”. Christine trains healthcare systems and speaks at conferences such as National Conference on Ending Sexual Exploitation, Crimes Against Women, JUST, Build Beyond, and other similar presentations.