Avantika Shenoy currently serves as the Freedom Network Training Institute (FNTI) Coordinator for Freedom Network USA.
The Institute develops and delivers high-quality training and technical assistance to human trafficking programs. Avantika is responsible for implementing the Housing Training and Technical Assistance Project of FNTI by working with project consultants as well as coordinating the development and delivery of training and technical assistance to human trafficking programs on access to housing for survivors.
Previously, Avantika was the case manager intern at Amara Legal Center, a legal services organization in Washington, DC that provides pro bono legal services to anyone whose rights have been violated while being involved in commercial sex. Avantika has also interned as a legal aid assistant for an anti-trafficking organization in Nepal. Avantika received a Bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (Communication, Legal Institutions, Economics, Government) from American University in December 2017.