Norma Ferraro is the Technical Assistance Director of the National Resource Center Against Sexual Assault in the Latinx community; a program of Mujeres Latinas in Acción. Throughout her career against gender violence, she has navigated criminal systems, social services, health care, mainstream non-profit organizations, and culturally specific organizations . As a result, she has witnessed complex dynamics that influence the outcomes for vulnerable populations (i.e., women, children, immigrants, and the poor). In addition, she provided direct advocacy services to survivors of gender violence from different ethnicities for more than 12 years.