Ashlie Bryant is the Co-Founder, President and CEO of 3Strands Global Foundation. Since 2011 Ms. Bryant has been instrumental in creating and managing a human trafficking education program called PROTECT, designed to educate elementary, middle school, and high school students throughout California, Utah and Texas. Ms. Bryant is also created the Employ + Empower program which has placed more than 171 survivors and at-risk youth into sustainable jobs since 2016. She led the push for AB1227 in California which requires human trafficking prevention education in all California classrooms. Ms. Bryant sits on the California state CSEC Action Team.