The Importance of Working with Locals

November 12, 2015 Ryan Berg Video 
Empowerment, Sex Trafficking

The Aruna Project is an organization with a dual purpose: they free women in India's sex industry by providing alternative employment and engage the public with the issue through a series of 5k races. The founder, Ryan Berg, is from the United States and shares below the importance of indigenous leadership when working in different cultures.


Topics: Empowerment, Sex Trafficking

About the Author



Ryan Berg

Ryan Berg is the Executive Director & Founder of the Aruna Project, an organization devoted to bringing and sustaining freedom to the sexually exploited. He lives in Cincinnati, Ohio with his wife and 3 children.

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