*Founder and CEO, Stop the Silence® (Stop Child Sexual Abuse, Inc.), now Director of Stop the Silence® – a Department of the Institute on Violence, Abuse, and Trauma (IVAT)
Stop the Silence® focuses on Awareness, Prevention, and Healing regarding CSA and now, as well, other Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) through a host of creative and impactful programming that are carried out locally, nationally, and internationally. The organization necessarily also focuses on other aspects of interpersonal violence like gender-based violence (GBV) and trafficking. Pam has been designing, developing, managing, implementing, and providing technical assistance to a wide range of health programming (e.g., training; community outreach and education; community mobilization; media outreach, advocacy; social marketing; policy development) focused on enhancing the lives of the poor and otherwise underserved groups for over 30 years. Pam is considered an expert in CSA prevention and mitigation including the at-risk nature of orphans and vulnerable children or OVC, and sex trafficking).