Survivor inclusion in the anti-trafficking movement is an important goal for organizations to strive for. Roxie Farrow, Operations Manager at the Human Trafficking Legal Center, works to help organizations achieve survivor inclusion by equipping survivors for leadership. She established the Survivor Leadership program at the HTLC with the goal to develop leadership skills in survivors in the U.S. and the United Kingdom.
Prior to joining HTLC, Ms. Farrow dedicated 15 years to the behavior health industry as a mental health clinician. She recently served as Senior Admissions Coordinator & Manager for Psychiatric Institute of Washington, a behavioral health treatment facility in Washington D.C.
Ms. Farrow is a survivor Leader consultant for the University of Maryland’s Support, Advocacy, Freedom, and Empowerment (SAFE) Center for human trafficking survivors’, serving on the Human Trafficking Clinicians Collaborative and the Human Trafficking Survivors Council.
Ms. Farrow is the co-chair of the MD Survivor Network, a membership group providing support, professional, and leadership development for human trafficking survivors participating in anti-trafficking efforts.
Ms. Farrow also founded The Exodus Project in early 2013, a human trafficking advocacy and awareness organization that focuses on educating community leaders, legal professional, service providers, and youth in the D.C. metro area.
As the Executive Director of The Exodus Project, Ms. Farrow continues her advocacy as a member of the U.S Office of Attorney General’s Human Trafficking Taskforce. She served as the co-chair of the Labor Trafficking Subcommittee until 2020 and currently serves as a member of the Protocol Subcommittee.
Farrow featured in "Nameless," a 2019 documentary produced by Men Who Can Stop Rape focusing on child trafficking in Washington DC and at-large.