Laurie Findley is from Florida, and is currently a freshman at University of Virginia. She is an ANNpower Fellow, and a member of the Jane Goodall Institute’s Roots and Shoots National Youth Leadership Council. She is also the founder of an anti- human trafficking initiative called Tasting Freedom, which has the goal of connecting individuals and groups working against human trafficking with the hope of having a larger impact. With two grants from Vital Voices, she has held human trafficking awareness marches and seminars across the globe. Laurie has also completed biological research at Florida State University and is interested in pursuing a career in scientific research. On the OMEGA International Youth Council, Laurie researches potential locations to support the OMEGA system.