Biking for Awareness
Breaking the Silence Together Bike Ride is aimed at instilling hope, restoring justice, and providing the essential necessities to human trafficking victims so they are able to take back their power and live a life of freedom and independence.
January 2017 City Hall of San Diego
Spoke at the press conference with media and city council at San Diego City Hall. The shoe display is the soul piece of art that used to to kick off the month of January as “Human sex Trafficking” awareness campaign.
January 2017 USD (University San Diego)
Presented at the WorldLink ~ Connecting Youth to Global Affairs A program of the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice.
Dec 2016 USD (University California San Diego)
Organizing and producing the event and speaking before the guest.
November 2016 UCI (University California Irvine)
Presenting at Human Sex Trafficking Class.
November 2016 San Diego Unified School District
Speaking, educating school teachers.
November 2016 North County Life Line Vista CA
speaking before high school students teachers and parents (education, awareness, prevention).
August 2016 IVAT
Institute on Violence Abuse and Trauma educating professional in the health field from across the country.
July 2016 Rotary Club La Mesa CA
Share with the club members about human trafficking and our up coming bike ride event.
Jun 2016 Uptown Rotary Club San Diego
Share with the club about human trafficking and up coming bike ride event.
Jun 2016 San Diego Runaway Girl Presenter
Educated law enforcement how to recognizes and deal with victims of human trafficking.
May 2016 Conference For Global Transformation San Francisco CA
Presented shoe display and winner of people choice award. Gave a speech, presented while receiving award.
May 2016 San Diego City Heights-Weingart Branch Library
Presented the shoe display art and shared personal story of being trafficked for sex, to educate the public about the fast growing epidemic human sex trafficking.
February 2016 Miramar Marine Corps air base station
Presenting before Marine Corps and navy SART (sexual assault responding team) from all over San Diego County.
October 2015 IHC (Indian Health Council) domestic violence awareness luncheon
Displayed shoes for the month of October to generate conversation about sexual assault. Keynote speaker. Sharing personal story and what’s next on the road to social change.
September 2015 Miramar marine corps Air base station
Spoke before Enlisted and officers.
July 2015 Chula Vista Human Trafficking Press conference
Displayed art of shoes and was a survivor keynote speaker.
Jun 2015 Sacramento CA Human Trafficking Lobbying day
Invited to display the art of shoe, as well as, talked to several representative official about the impact of human trafficking in our immediate society and the change that must be implemented to restore the lives of victims.
Jun 2015 San Diego LGBT community
Intruded and addressed the problem and impact that human trafficking has on the LGBT community, through, personal, first encounter experience and shoe display.
January 2015 San Diego Rally to End Human Trafficking
Keynote speaker at the rally. Sharing personal story with Media (ABC Channel 10 & CBS channel 8 news)
2008 Sathira Dhammasathan
I was invited by the Buddhist nun, the founder of the Women’s Dhamma Center, in Bangkok Thailand, Maechee Sansanee to speak and educate the students at her College of Buddhism, on the impact and effect that silence around sexual assault has on the lives of victims.
2006-2008 Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
Trained Doctors, students of nursing, teachers, and administrator how to identify and deal with victims of rape
2006 Kfar Izun (Village Harmoney) Israel
trained physiotherapist, therapist, social workers and administrative personal at the center, equipping them with knowledge on how to deal with sexual assault victims.
2005-2008 Israeli media
I spoke more then dozens of times on Israeli national television exposing the sever and rising problem of rape in society.In addition, I was clearing the path of a public case where the ex-president of Israel was facing rape charges, in which he was found guilty and received 7 years in jail.