University of Florida’s second annual Human Trafficking Symposium on Tuesday, Jan. 30, brought together nonprofits, experts and survivors of human trafficking to shed light on the complexity of the issue, while also giving students and attendees a message of hope. The symposium was hosted by Gators Against Human Trafficking, The UF National Organization for Women and The Bob Graham Center Student Fellows. Featured speakers included: Lisa Rowe, vice president of Selah Freedom; Jerome Elam, human trafficking survivor and CEO of Trafficking in America Task Force; Alison Ungaro, founder of Created a non-profit that rescues women from sex trafficking in Gainesville; Nicole Ferranti, human trafficking investigator for the Florida Department of Children and Families; Anorine Ledet, special agent, Immigration and Customs Enforcement; Richard Tovar, president of Fight Injustice and Global Human Trafficking; Frank Williams, assistant U.S attorney who has prosecuted several high-profile cases involving human trafficking; and Savannah Parvu, survivor of local human trafficking and anti-human trafficking advocate.