Ms. Burris is a dedicated and passionate activist with fifteen years of experience in combating exploitation. She is the Founder/Director of Survivors for Solutions, an organization that offers peer counseling, community training, public policy advocacy, and consultation services to organizations and institutions. Autumn is passionate about empowering individuals in their transformation from victims to survivors and leaders and ensuring that public policy at all levels of government are survivor-informed. In 2012, Ms. Burris was a panelist at the UN-Women’s Stakeholders’ Forum in preparation for the Commission on the Status of Women’s 57th session. As a panelist, she highlighted the gaps between existing global norms and standards and policy implementation in area of sexual exploitation. Ms. Burris co-authored an article entitled “Been There Done That: SAGE, a Peer Leadership Model Among Prostitution Survivors” in the Journal of Trauma Practice and featured in Prostitution, Trafficking and Traumatic Stress. As a graduate of the University of California, San Diego, she holds Bachelor of Arts in Political Science/Public Policy and a minor in Human Rights. Ms. Burris is an influential and invaluable force in the anti-exploitation movement as she creates awareness, effectuates public policy reforms, delivers resources, and fosters positive change and social recognition to exploited individuals.