Encinitas, California. Opportunity to interview international experts in human trafficking on October 22, 2022 at 8:00 AM (PST) by Zoom, and follow-up opportunity to interview presenters on October 23rd at: Encinitas Public Library, 540 Cornish Drive, Encinitas, CA 92024. To coordinate in-person interview, contact Alicia Brav.

Anti-Human Trafficking organizations include:

  • DeliverFund: From counterterrorism to human trafficking, continuing the mission here at home. Addressing human trafficking by using cutting edge technology.
  • La Maestra Community Health Centers, Human Trafficking Program: Providing direct services to Survivors of human trafficking in San Diego.
  • Oasis India: Working in India to create inclusive, integrated, and empowered communities for holistic treatment of the individual to prevent human trafficking. 

On October 23, 2022, Stop Being A “Good Girl” Conference will be presenting on global trends in human trafficking, online crimes, and internationally recognized human rights. Internationally recognized organizations and presenters will be speaking to approximately 180 attendees. The Chair of the San Diego Regional Advisory Council on Human Trafficking and Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) will provide the Welcoming address. The objective of this conference is to bridge San Diego and international initiatives to promote human trafficking awareness. 

The conference is available to attend in-person or Zoom to provide equal access to these important topics. Individual tickets are $10.00, with a percentage donated to organizations addressing human trafficking. In addition to the conference, debut book reading and book signing by Dr. Shah on For My Sister, a fictional novel telling the story of twin sisters’ Amla and Asya trafficked into the taboo world of India’s largest red light district. The book is informed by Dr. Shah’s own experiences growing up in Indian culture, and her volunteer work with under-served women and children in Africa and India and interviewing nonprofits serving survivors of human trafficking and child marriage. For more information on the author and this book’s mission, please see:   Available for purchase throughout the conference, and book signing starts at 5:30pm. On October 23rd, a percentage of proceeds will be donated to nonprofits serving Survivors of human trafficking, and all who purchase a book will receive a complimentary jewelry gift from Project: Yourself.  

This conference is in collaboration with Shah Education and Exploration Foundation (SEEF), BRAV Consultations, and My Sisters Secrets. 

SEEFPuja and Amish Shah are the founders of The Shah Education and Exploration Foundation (SEEF). SEEF is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization working to help educate people about the earth’s most vital ancient wisdom and to advocate for compassion and social change. SEEF aims to empower communities around the world to further explore knowledge of all forms. Bridging ancient wisdom, education and research alongside dedicated exploration for innovative social change. Our mission is to create a sustainable planet for all people with special focus on healthy societies, and economically independent communities. For more information, please visit

BRAV Consultations. Addressing human rights by bridging the gaps in research, policy and practice. BRAV has collaborated with diverse stakeholders to promote comprehensive wraparound services for victims of interpersonal violence and human trafficking, and addressing the long-term implications of trauma across the lifespan. BRAV Consultations specializes in Trauma-Responsive System (TRS) development and promoting organizational capacity. Headquartered in San Diego, California, services include evaluating program efficiency and developing recommendations that will promote sustainability. Comprehensive organizational recommendations are representative of the agency and the community being served.

My Sisters Secrets. Trish Martinez’s personal passions and pursuits for equality, justice, and community fuel her desire to advocate for the disenfranchised, the abused and forgotten on and off tribal lands. Trish is a Diegueño and Yaqui Native American and a citizen of the Mesa Grande Band of Mission Indians of San Diego County in California. As a Native American, she is considered a trailblazer both within tribal communities and beyond. She serves as her Tribal Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) Representative. Trish is a member of Women of AT&T, a network of more than 90,000 promoting community awareness of Human Trafficking and Child Sex Trafficking and Exploitation. Headquartered in San Diego, California, My Sisters Secrets is a consulting business providing a platform via her YouTube channel to anti-trafficking advocacy groups, focused on Gender Equality, Decent Work & Economic Growth and Peace and Justice. Moreover, Ms. Martinez was appointed as Native Liaison to the San Diego Regional Advisory Council on Human Trafficking Advisory and CSEC. 

As of July 2021, Alicia Brav and Trish Martinez are Co-Chairs on the San Diego Regional Advisory Council on HumanTrafficking and Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC), Community subcommittee. The objectives of the Community subcommittee are to promote public awareness on all forms of human trafficking, and engage diverse communities across San Diego County. The Community subcommittee is dedicated to sharing resources and collaboration with community partners with the end result of informing community members and business sectors on the signs of human trafficking. Human trafficking and exploitation do not function in a silo, it requires the community to be part of the solution. 

Contact:         Alicia Brav

                        (619) 204 – 9677

                        [email protected]

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