Originally from Kolkata, India, Anna Beard was adopted into an American family and raised in North Carolina. Throughout her life, she faced extreme sexual and physical abuse, eating issues and severe abandonment. She is also a survivor of domestic minor sex trafficking (DMST). Anna is a graduate of Mercy Ministries, a free of charge Christian residential program that assists young women with life-controlling issues. At Mercy Anna allowed God to restore her soul. She is on fire for God!As a survivor advocate, Anna is active as a consultant who assists various organizations throughout the country as they develop their own programs to help survivors of sex trafficking.A powerful public speaker, Anna recently gave the keynote address at the Restore One Banquet in Greenville, NC. Anna also spoke at the Trafficking in America Task Force (TIATF) Conference in Nashville, TN, where she presented TIATF’s Good Samaritan Award. She also was a guest speaker for Children At Risk’s Accolades Luncheon in Houston, TX.Recently televised internationally giving testimony on Univision’s show Primer Impacto, Anna is excited that the story of her life and soul survival will be featured in a soon-to-be published book, Rescues from the Dead.Anna has served as the Community Relations Director for On Eagle’s Wings Ministries Fields of Hope Program branch in Miami Beach, FL. She recently enrolled at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro to complete her B.A .in Sociology. Although she misses working in abolition full time, she is excited to gain the higher knowledge which will enhance in the field where God called her to serve. She is humbled by God’s Grace and Mercy during her healing process. Most of all, she is just glad to be FREE!Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Anna Beard and other top speakers and celebrities.