Deborah Richardson Executive vice president of the National Center for Civil and Human RIghts

Deborah Richardson has a 30-year track record in program development, administration, and fund-raising. As an advocate on child sexual exploitation, Deborah has designed leading programs for girls victimized by commercial sexual exploitation and lead the Women’s Funding Network’s national initiative, A Future. Not A Past., focused on working with women’s funds and community organizations across the U.S. to prevent and end domestic minor sex trafficking. She is currently Executive Vice President of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta--the effort to build a world-class human rights cultural institution for the world to share.

She is the co-author of "Ending Sex Trafficking of Children in Atlanta" (Affilia: Journal of Women and Social Work, Spring 2007).