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DYC Alumna to Speak on Campus

Elizabeth Fildes, Program Director of the Erie County Sheriff's Office Human Trafficking Task Force and D'Youville International Business and Education Alumna.

DYC Alumna to Speak on Campus

Buffalo, New York – February 27, 2013 – The D'Youville College Student Management Association will offer a talk by D'Youville College alumna, Elizabeth Fildes, who serves as Erie County Sheriff's Deputy and Program Director of the Erie County Sheriff's Office Human Trafficking Task Force.

The lecture will take place 6:00 p.m., Monday, March 4, in 104 BFAC on the D'Youville campus. The lecture is open to all students interested in management.

Deputy Fildes is the Director of Human Trafficking for the Erie County Sheriff's Office and is also a critically acclaimed speaker on behalf of the United States Department of State. She has traveled extensively both in and out of the country training law enforcement and government officials on the many facets of human trafficking.

In 2012, she received the the Police Officer of The Year Award by the Bar Association of Erie County. She was recognized for her outstanding work in shedding a spotlight on Human Trafficking. In 2011, Deputy Fildes received the Woman of Courage Award from the Utopian Euphoria organization of Buffalo in recognition of Women's History Month in March. She was also recognized at this "Women Making History Dinner" by City of Buffalo District Council Member Bonnie Russell for her role in bringing awareness to the global epidemic for human trafficking.

Before the talk, there will be a short business meeting regarding elections for 2013/2014 academic year.