Autumn Burris

Founding Director

Survivors for Solutions

Autumn Burris is a dedicated and passionate leading expert and international
speaker with over twenty years experience in combating commercial sexual
exploitation in all forms. As the Founding Director of Survivors for Solutions and
a survivor of multiple forms of male violence against women, Ms. Burris utilizes
her lived experiences and expertise as an influential and invaluable force in
effectuating public policy reform, delivering training and presentations, and
fostering positive change and social and political recognition to exploited

Burris holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science/Public Policy with minor Human Rights from the University of California, San Diego. As a subject matter expert, her public policy advocacy experience includes the United Nations, British Parliament, legislative work at the federal, state and local levels, written and verbal testifying on legislation in multiple states. She serves as an expert witness in federal trafficking cases.

Ms. Burris’ experience includes educating offenders-sex buyers and traffickers.
She is currently an Expert Consultant with the Office for Victims of Crime
Training and Technical Assistance Center, a Peer Reviewer with the Office of
Justice Programs, an Advisory Council Member for Justice At Last, co-founding
Executive Council member of World Without Exploitation and a member of
SPACE International.