Inﬂuenced by a class speaker in college, Dottie Laster began work in anti-human trafﬁcking on a global scale. While studying in Paris & Budapest she was confronted with those sold into modern slavery. Dottie was appointed to the US Attorney’s Human Trafﬁcking Rescue Alliance, then selected by the US Attorney’s Office to be certified by the Department of Justice to train law enforcement & others on human trafficking. She is the co-founder of San Antonio’s TX Coalition Against Human Trafﬁcking & past Administrator of Orange County, CA Human Trafﬁcking Task Force. Currently, Dottie is Program Director with Bernardo Kohler Center in Austin, TX & CEO of Laster Global Consulting. She consults in many high proﬁle trafﬁcking cases & is responsible for rescue & restoration of hundreds of trafﬁcking victims. Dottie served as technical advisor and/or producer of major network TV & movie projects. She was featured in The Cantinera, a documentary on sex trafﬁcking in Latin bars and cantinas and her direct rescue work will be the subject of the television series, Project Red Light. She is the recipient of several human rights awards and has been featured in numerous publications.