This presentation was given at the 2018 Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation Global Summit hosted by the National Center on Sexual Exploitation. (EndExploitationSummit.com)
HALEY MCNAMARA (formerly Halverson)
Vice President of Advocacy and Outreach, National Center on Sexual Exploitation
Sexual abuse or harassment within the context of an intimate relationship is an age-old phenomenon. However, with the rise of technology and porn culture, younger generations are experiencing a wider range of sexually predatory behaviors than ever before. This presentation will discuss the culture of sexting, revenge pornography, cyber-harassment and dating violence as well as the societal grooming and desensitization of both men and women regarding these dynamics.
Haley McNamara is the Vice President of Advocacy and Outreach at the National Center on Sexual Exploitation where she develops and executes national campaigns to improve corporate policies and raise awareness. Haley speaks and writes on child sexual abuse, sex trafficking, prostitution, sexual objectification, the exploitation of males, and more. She has presented before officials at the United Nations, as well as at several national symposia before influencers from the Department of Justice, the Federal Bureau of Investigations, and the Department of Health and Human Services, and Croatian government officials.
previously, Haley served as Director of Communications for the National Center on Sexual Exploitation where she oversaw strategic messaging development, press outreach, and marketing. prior to working at ncose, Haley wrote for media research center. Haley graduated from Hillsdale College (summa cum laude) with a double major, studied literature abroad at Oxford University, and conducted a senior thesis on the abolitionist argument regarding prostitution.
Haley has appeared in several media outlets including the New York Post, USA Today, BBC News, Fox News, The Washington Post, Voice of America, and more.
She earned a master of arts at Johns Hopkins University where her thesis addresses online commercial sexual exploitation.