Freedom Network Training Institute Coordinator
Avantika Shenoy currently serves as the FNTI Coordinator for Freedom Network USA. Avantika received a Bachelor’s Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (Communication, Legal Institutions, Economics, Government) from American University in December 2017. During her time at American University, Avantika founded a student run organization, AU Students Against Human Trafficking, whose mission is to create a dialogue among college students about human trafficking while facilitating the work of anti-trafficking organizations in D.C. through advocacy, community engagement and education. Previously, Avantika has interned in Nepal for anti-trafficking organization and has also interned for a legal services organization in D.C that provides pro bono legal services to anyone whose rights have been violated while being involved in commercial sex. Avantika is passionate about providing trauma informed services for survivors of gender based violence and advocating for the rights of sex workers.