About the Show

You can’t just wipe their tears, give them a hug and send them home, their wounds are much deeper. Join us on Women Lead Radio as Mary Van Dorn, your host of Fighting Sex Trafficking & Sexual Exploitation, has a conversation with our very own Michelle Bergquist. We discuss what local law enforcement is doing to fight sex trafficking  We also discuss the types of after care survivors receive both domestically and abroad. To learn more about Aftercare for Survivors of Human Trafficing, Operation Underground Railroad go to https://ourrescue.org/aftercare.

About Your Guest

Michelle Bergquist is the CEO and Co-Founder of Connected Women of Influence, as well as your host of Women Leading the Way, a show about women taking charge, navigating successful careers, and building business enterprises. Women Leading the Way shines a spotlight on how women flourish, thrive, succeed, persevere and lead the way in business and in the workplace. Michelle is a passionate advocate for advancing women in business and believes more women can and should lead the way in business, industry and enterprise. Connected Women of Influence (CWI) is a national, invitation only association where women owners, executives and professionals connect, collaborate and cultivate a vast network of high-level affiliations, resources and professional relationships.

About Your Host

Mary Van Dorn is your host for Fighting Sex Trafficking & Sexual Exploitation, a show that will shine a light into the darkest corners of society and give hope to the innocent.  She has chosen to take the opportunity, as host, to bring attention to a cause she is passionate about, protecting children from sex trafficking and exploitation. Her guests will include representatives from organizations having a global impact on these horrendous crimes.  She’ll speak to local authorities to learn how they are rooting out sexual exploitation in their communities.  You’ll hear from those working on the front lines fighting for freedom.  We’ll get current tips and resources on how you can protect your families from the fastest growing crime in the world.

As the CEO, Founder of Speak Easy, Speak Bold, Mary mentors executive leaders to present at their absolute highest levels of influence and inspiration within their organizations and industries.  She is a volunteer for Operation Underground Railroad’s Speakers Bureau and a member of the Council of Trustees for Thomas House Family Shelter.

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Thank you to our partner and show sponsor, National University!


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