For over 25 years Veronica Stephens,
President of Action Force Network, has been a highly sought after speaker using
expertise and humor to capture and educate her audiences about her message.
Through her radio, TV and written interviews, plus her energetic live
presentations, she has impacted millions with her story of survival from horrific
While working as the West Coast
Development Director for International Crisis Aid, she was educated on the
issue of sex trafficking becoming an expert on this crime both globally
and domestically. Her work led her to the red light district in Addis Ababa,
Ethiopia and to their safe houses where she was able to give her story and help
the girls who had been rescued from that region. She worked with the Producers
of the Dr. Phil Show helping to air a program about American survivors of
She speaks at government agencies, high schools, universities, social
justice conferences and churches, not merely educating her audiences about sex
trafficking, but empowering them to get involved by using her E3 approach; “Educate, Equip and Empower”.
As a sexual abuse survivor, Veronica is passionate about helping victims
of abuse by using her personal story and her faith in Christ as a message of
hope and recovery. In 2010, Veronica authored her first book,
"Boxes of Secrets - A gripping true account of overcoming sexual abuse in
a 'perfect' Christian home", which was re-published by Tate Publishing in
2015. Veronica’s story of survival and work with victims was featured in
2015 by Joyce Meyers Ministries TV program impacting millions around the world.