Perla Flores has worked on issues of gender-based violence since 2003. In her current role as Senior Division Director, Ms. Flores oversees domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking programs at Community Solutions. She is a founding member and current chair of the South Bay Coalition to End Human Trafficking. Ms. Flores co-authored the Human Trafficking Advocate Manual, A Resource Guide for Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Advocates Working With Human Trafficking Survivors and has developed several guidelines and promising practices on human trafficking crisis intervention and case management. A recognized expert on gender based violence, Ms. Flores provides trainings nationally. She holds a Masters degree in Public Administration and a Juris Doctor.