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Executive Contributors at Brainz Magazine are handpicked and invited to contribute because of their knowledge and valuable insight within their area of expertise.

Heidi Chance

Executive Contributor

A Chance For Awareness

Heidi Chance

A Chance For Awareness

Heidi Chance, a 25-year veteran of the Phoenix Police Department, dedicated her career to combatting sex trafficking, notably serving 13 years in the H.E.A.T (Human Exploitation and Trafficking) Unit. As an expert in forensic child interviews, abuse identification, online child protection, and undercover operations, she's a sought-after speaker, addressing law enforcement and many conferences. Heidi is featured in the PBS documentary "Sex Trafficking in America" and now uses her platform at Achanceforawareness.com to raise public awareness and provide training and consulting services to law enforcement, contributing to the fight against sex trafficking.

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Safeguarding Our Children – The Urgent Need For School Zone Restrictions Related To Human Trafficking

The issue of Human Trafficking, more specifically Sex Trafficking and its associated activities near schools, is an alarming concern for...

The Scars Of Exploitation – Understanding Branding Tattoos In Sex Trafficking

In the world of sex trafficking, victims often bear physical and emotional scars that serve as painful reminders of their exploitation.

Did You Know There Are Different “Types” Of Human Traffickers Who Exploit Victims?

Human Trafficking, specifically the trafficking of individuals for commercial sexual exploitation is a pervasive and complex crime...

Debunking The Myth – Why The Super Bowl Does Not Cause Human Trafficking

Every year, as the Super Bowl approaches, there is a surge of concern and speculation about the increase in human trafficking...

Sex Trafficking Is A Devastating Form Of Modern-Day Slavery That Affects Individuals Of All Ages, Genders, And Backgrounds

While it is often assumed that only women and girls are victims of sex trafficking...

What Parents Need To Know About Sex Trafficking Is That Their Children Are Being Targeted

Children are being targeted online on social media applications, as well as other applications on their cell phones.

Why Is Human Trafficking Such A Growing Problem?

In 2021, the National Human Trafficking Hotline identified over 10,000 cases involving nearly 17,000 victims.

How To Recognize Human Trafficking Happening To Someone You May Know

Recently, I viewed a TikTok video, where a female was describing “Indicators of Human Trafficking”.

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CREA Global Awards presented to

Heidi Chance

A Chance For Awareness

The CREA Global Awards is proudly presented to the honoree by the Brainz Magazine Selection Committee, in recognition for their creative and innovative ideas, adaptability in business, or for their contributions to sustainability and mental health projects.

Caroline Winkvist

Editor-In-Chief

Daniel Ålund

Selection Committee

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Brainz 500 Global Awards presented to

Heidi Chance

A Chance For Awareness

Brainz 500 Global Awards is proudly presented to the honoree by the Brainz Magazine Selection Committee, in recognition of their entrepreneurial success, achievements, and dedication to helping others.

Caroline Winkvist

Editor-In-Chief

Fredrik Elfqvist

Selection Committee

Executive Contributors at Brainz Magazine are handpicked and invited to contribute because of their knowledge and valuable insight within their area of expertise.

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