Christine Marie Katas
Christine Marie Katas, Founder of Voices for Dignity, is also an MBA, a Media Psychology PhD student, educator, human rights activist, and author who has published 19 educational books and numerous articles. She has been a parent educator, and family literacy advocate for 25 years, specializing in positive parenting, family literacy, child-development and nurturing. Furthermore, Christine has created numerous educational and motivational systems for families and children.
As the founder of Voices for Dignity, she helps create awareness about human trafficking, brainwashing, religious abuse, cyberbullying, rape, domestic violence, prostitution violence, and other humiliation-based crimes. Christine is also a survivor of multiple crimes, including an experience involving both ecclesiastic abuse and human trafficking. Her own story (although sensationalized and in some places fictionalized) was featured on the History Channel, Lifetime, TLC and others, both in the U.S. and abroad. She has appeared on Vice, Think Utah, Escaping Polygamy, and others.
Christine has expertise in helping the public understand the nexus between coercive, totalitarian polygamy and human trafficking. However, she is adamant that this type of polygamy does not represent all polygamy, and has many friends who are happy in their polygamist relationships. She has long advocated for the trafficking organizations to include “religion” in their descriptions about the many ways human trafficking can take take place.
Katas is also the founder of Interactive Media Candy (www.imediacandy.com), a boutique technology company which specializes in software applications and interactive content for the mobile phone, iPad and desktop. She has years of experience in product development, graphics, digital branding, social media, marketing, IPTV, software design, print, video and audio products, and specializes in creating/using media and technology to make a positive difference in the world.
Aside from being an entrepreneur, published author, speaker and blogger, she also in photography and other forms of visual media and content production. Earlier this year, she was named one of Las Vegas’ Most Beautiful for her work with human trafficking. In 2015, she organized “The First Christmas” to bring community-wide happiness and joy to the former FLDS communities of Hildale, Utah and Colorado City, Arizona. In 2010, she was named VIP of the Year by Worldwide Who’s Who for excellence in online media. SEE HERE. Katas is the mother of four children, received her B.S. in Psychology in 1989, her MBA in 2008, and is pursuing her PhD in Media Psychology. She is a former Ms. Michigan, Mother of Young Children, Outstanding Service Award winner, Community Service Award winner, and published author.
To contact Christine, call 702-305-2220
“The most engaging, inspiring technology speaker I have ever heard. The audience was entranced by her.” Russ Weinzimmer, Patent Attorney
“She’s a rare blend of intellectual and comic genius who has super-inspirational flair. I guarantee every one of her presentations will be standing ovation quality.” Dr. Rob Gilbert, Editor, Bits and Pieces Magazine
“She not only showcased and demonstrated our product in a dazzling way, she also drew unexpected press and media attention–even at Cebit, the biggest trade show in the history of the world.” Peter White, Metabox AG
* A number of profound misrepresentations were made in this docudrama.