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WPI September Lunch & Learn: Trafficking

Join us for our final Lunch and Learn of the year on September 7, where we will hear from Lieutenant Lisette Rivera from the Dallas Police Department, who will cover human and sex trafficking in our community. We will also have a review of agency financials and operational structures in preparation for our fall Site Visits to Mosaic Family Services and New Friends New Life. Members can attend virtually or in person, with lunch being provided for those who are able to join us in person.

About Our Speaker
Lisette Rivera is a Lieutenant with the Dallas Police Department and currently serves as the commander over the newly formed Wellness Unit. Her unit is responsible for coordinating the delivery of various services to help employees manage their overall well-being.  Prior to taking this role, she was the commander over the Vice Unit, which is responsible for the investigation of human trafficking, prostitution, gambling offenses, and the licensing of sexually oriented businesses. As a 22 year veteran, she has served in various departments, which include the Child Abuse Unit, City Manager’s Office, Patrol, and Internal Affairs. Lisette earned a Masters in Dispute Resolution from Southern Methodist University and a Bachelors in Criminal Justice from Sam Houston State University.

About the Mary M. Jalonick Women’s Philanthropy Institute
The mission of the Women’s Philanthropy Institute is to educate, inspire, and empower women to become confident and engaged donors at every stage of their philanthropic journey while connecting them with the needs of the community and the organizations addressing those needs. Learn more about WPI >