Tina Frundt: Ms. Frundt has been actively raising awareness of the commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) since 2000. As a survivor of domestic sex trafficking, she has become a high profile national advocate on the issue. Ms. Frundt is deeply committed to helping other women and children who are living through experiences similar to her own.
Ms. Frundt has been featured on numerous national television shows and publications, including the OWN Network’s Our America with Lisa Ling: 3AM Girls, which featured an undercover look into sex trafficking in Washington, DC, as well as the CNN Freedom Project and Redbook Magazine. In 2010, she became the first US citizen to receive the Free the Slaves Freedom awards, Frederick Douglass Award, which recognized survivors of sex trafficking who use their life in freedom to help others. In 2012, she received the Norma Hotaling Survivor Centered Service Provider Award. In 2014, she was honored by the Montgomery County chapter of the National Council for Negro Women. In 2015, she was named an EmPower Player by Empower Magazine.