Toshia Shaw

Founder of Purple W.I.N.G.S., determined to break misconceptions about who is at-risk for sexual violence, Shaw transforms audiences with her harrowing journey out of sex trafficking.

  • A sex trafficking survivor
  • Founder and Executive Director of Purple W.I.N.G.S. (Women Inspiring Noble Girls Successfully)
  • Behavioral health expert, sexual health educator and change agent
  • Dedicates her life to protecting women and girls from sexual violence and educates schools, government agencies, and communities on how to prevent sex crimes
  • Profiled in documentaries including PBS’ Surviving Sin City, Trafficked No More and Red Light, Green Light