Wednesday, March 8, 2023 from 10:30 AM to 2:00 PM EST
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Melissa Cook 
PARO Centre for Women's Enterprise 

PARO International Women's Day Virtual Event 2023 

Join us for a day of recognition and a celebration of women around the world and their amazing accomplishments.

Come and hear the inspirational stories of our PARO Circle members and a presentation from Keynote Speaker Vanessa L. Tynes-Jass Founder and CEO of Survivors Unleashed International

Vanessa was homeless at age 17 and forced into domestic sex trafficking in Canada. A few months after being turned out, her roommate and 17 year old best friend Kelly was murdered. 
After narrowly escaping this situation, Vanessa has been able to carve out quite a compelling life, career and future as an entrepreneur, advocate and philanthropist.
  • She is now determined to show the world that human trafficking is not just a news headline.  The victims are our daughters, sisters, mothers, and neighbours. Currently, she owns law firms focused on family law and residential real estate. 
  • She also heads a charity called Survivors Unleashed International, which provides education funding to survivors of sex trafficking. She has made it her mission to show other survivors that they too can have true economic freedom with education.