victim of human trafficking when she speaks at William Woods University at 6
p.m. Monday, March 25.
in WWU’s Library Auditorium. Originally scheduled for February, the talk was
rescheduled due to the snow storm.
approached by a man who offered her a modeling job overseas. Excited by the
opportunity, she accepted. But she quickly realized that modeling was not what
she signed up for.
of a billionaire and his girlfriend. She was a modern day slave—and a sex slave
Woods University to tell her story
found herself in the center of a sex trafficking ring and how she fought her
event as part of their senior project.
Woods,” said Murphy McSemek, a communications and equestrian science major
from Dayton, Ohio. “She’s an incredible woman, a beautiful speaker and she
is sharing a message that is important for the students and community to hear.
I think the students will be able to really relate to her, allowing her message
to really sink in.”
Trafficking Coalition of Columbia, Mo. Ward will introduce Skiles and set up a
booth offering free informational materials and t-shirts that can be purchased.
students will go to,” said Alexis Renae, a communications major from
trafficking isn’t just something you see in ‘Taken’ (a 2008 action thriller
film),” Renae said. “It can happen to an ordinary Missouri college student.
People need to know what signs to look out for and how real this issue is.
That’s why we decided to bring Sula to William Woods—because she has lived