About the Author
Ms. Flores has been a licensed social worker in Ohio for nearly 20 years. She received a Bachelor s in Social Work from Ball State University in Indiana and a Master s in Counseling Education from the University of Dayton as a Human Development Specialist. She is featured by the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Museum in a traveling exhibit entitled, Invisible Slavery.
She lectures internationally on human trafficking and currently works for Gracehaven House, a therapeutic, long term home being built for young girls under the age of 18 who have been victimized by domestic sexual exploitation.
She has made it her mission to bring awareness to the subject of human trafficking so that other young girls never have to endure what she did in silence. She was a guest speaker at the Child Slavery Now conference in Hull, England at the Wilberforce Institute for the Study of Slavery and Emancipation and has been featured on MSNBC/The Today Show in an investigative series called Sex Slaves: The Teen Trade.