Caroline is a New York-based social work professional with a passion for advocacy, women’s empowerment, social justice and human rights. Her educational background is in psychology (B.A) and international development (M.S.W); her specialized training and experience is in working with trauma, vulnerable populations, at-risk youth, and communities on issues of sexual assault, relationship violence and human trafficking. She has tackled these topics in nonprofit and government agencies in North Carolina, Missouri, rural Maine, Paris, France, and now, New York, and has attended global issues conferences in Macedonia, Iceland, and across the U.S. She has been an active member in task forces and coalitions on these issues in three states. Projects she has led in the past include two community art campaigns against gender-based violence, a federal human trafficking case manager certification program, a documentary on campus sexual assault, and multi-national research project involving over forty human rights activists in four countries. She can be connected to on Twitter @carolinashley.