Kathy Givens is a wife, mother, author, and playwright who has overcome the dark world of sex trafficking. After many years of living in silence, Kathy mustered the strength to join the movement against trafficking. Kathy’s goal is to raise awareness, fight for those who are experiencing trafficking, and mentor those who have overcome it. She has spoken to faith-based organizations, educators, students, medical professionals, and politicians. She is now Co-Founder and Executive Director of Twelve 11 Partners, an organization committed to supporting survivors of trafficking.
In 2018, Kathy was invited into The Oval Office to witness a bill she advocated for signed into law. In 2021, she was appointed to be a member of the U.S. Advisory Council on Human Trafficking. Kathy continues to provide training to various groups dedicated to the anti-trafficking movement.
And the Journey Continues: Human Trafficking from the Lens of an Overcomer
- Addressing vulnerabilities that exist after exit and how to create authentic partnerships with individuals who have experienced trafficking. What happened to us? What did we need? What do we need now?