Ep. 05: Anna Ptak
Anna Ptak | Human Trafficking overcomer and activist
Anna Ptak is currently an international keynote speaker as well as an Overcomer and policy consultant in the movement to end Human Trafficking. Anna has conducted speaking tours in both New York and California. Anna’s story has been published internationally in editorials such as Asian Geographic and The Examiner. Anna was recently featured on the national talk show The Doctors and Univision’sPrimer Impacto. In 2015, Anna showcased her ethical fashion collection during NYFW with garments made by Overcomers of sex trafficking in Nepal. Anna guest lectured at the University of Malta on Child Trafficking Law and has trained numerous governmental agencies and law enforcement on human trafficking. Anna lobbied for anti-human trafficking bills at the Virginia General Assembly and assisted in arguing, drafting bills concerning Human Trafficking including the Safe Harbor Law in NC. Anna also served as the guest speaker for many organizations such as The National Center on Sexual Exploitation and Shared Hope International. Anna has assisted in writing both national and international policy. Anna has a large focus on establishing the link between pornography and sex trafficking. In her spare time, Anna loves spending time with her husband, and their adorable puppy, Liam Alexander.
*taken from abolitionnc website24:45 Anna focuses on the link between pornography and sex trafficking. 25:02 Anna shares about her fashion design with Elegant Tees . “Your purchase with them really does restore their lives.” Anna’s 2015 Collection: Freedom is the New Beautiful She has collaborated with Designed for Joy and designed for the Dressember campaign. 28:20 Human Trafficking Awareness Tips
- Tattoos (listen to details in the episode)
- Massage Parlors open late at night
- Truck Stops: visit truckersagainsttrafficking.org