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IHTI Training Director
For over 25 years, DeAndre Davison Marshall has worked in the nonprofit and faith sectors creating programs and opportunities for persons of all ages. Prior to IHTI she was an Achievement Coach working with parents and their children in setting and reaching personal, professional and educational goals. She also consulted with the National Center for Civil and Human Right’s Women and Girls Collaborative, planning and executing programs for women and girls focused on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal #5—Achieving Gender Equity.
DeAndre’ was introduced to human trafficking over 20 years ago as an Art Therapist for girls residing in Angela’s House, one of the first safe houses for sexually exploited girls. She has also consulted with youthSpark and other youth serving organizations. Two of her passions are facilitating two programs which she created: YouNiquelyYou seminars, for tween girls, educating them on their menses, and Self-Esteem Through Art Therapy classes she conducts for children living in underserved communities.
DeAndre’ received her BA in English from Austin College in Sherman Texas. She is also a graduate of The Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta, Georgia. She is a recent graduate of the Islamic Speakers Bureau Leadership Institute.