Barbara Amaya broke her silence to share her own story of surviving adversity, trauma and abuse to bring her message of hope and awareness to others. Amaya is a sought after expert speaker and has shared her story in various media, venues and universities like: NPR, Fox, Channel 4, More magazine, Animal New York, Princeton University, University of Pennsylvania, George Mason University, Sheperd University, New Jersey Attorney General's Office and more. Barbara is a featured speaker on the Frederick Douglass Family website on the advisory board of ArtWorks for Freedom and Free to Flourish, a member of several survivor groups including the NSN and a member of the D.C. Dept of Justice Task Force and the Virginia Task Force. Barbara works with SeraphimGLOBAL a Virginia non profit as a technical adviser. Amaya's memoir with publisher Animal Media, will launch 2014, she has written a graphic novel called The Destiny of Zoe Carpenter up at Amazon, Barnes & Noble online. Find updates about about her books and her work in the anti-trafficking community at her website www.barbaraamaya.com follow her on twitter barbaraamaya4 and on facebook, LinkedIn and google + and Pinterest.