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Holly Smith-Gibbs

Holly is the Director of the Human Trafficking Response Program at Dignity Health, one of the
largest health systems in the nation and largest hospital provider in California. Holly joined
Dignity Health in 2015 and oversees efforts to recognize and respond to trafficked persons in the
healthcare setting. In 2014, Holly published an academic book titled Walking Prey: How
America's Youth are Vulnerable to Sex Slavery, and she is a current blogger for the Huffington
Post. Holly has a B.A. in Biology and formerly worked as a senior microscopist for an
environmental microbiology laboratory. As a survivor of child sex trafficking, Holly has testified
before Congress and consulted for numerous organizations, including the U.S. Office for Victims
of Crime, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, and AMBER Alert program.

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