Taina Bien-Aimé is the Executive Director of the Coalition Against Trafficking in Women. CATW is the first and oldest international non-governmental organization dedicated to ending trafficking in women and girls and related forms of commercial sexual exploitation as practices of gender-based violence.
Prior to this position, Taina was the Executive Director of Women's City Club of New York, a non-partisan, non-profit, multi-issue advocacy organization that helps shape policy to improve the lives of all New Yorkers through education, advocacy and citizen participation. She also served as the Executive Director of Equality Now (2000-2011), an international human rights organization that works for the protection of the rights of women and girls. She was Director of Business Affairs/Film Acquisitions at Home Box Office (1996-2000) and practiced international corporate law at the Wall St. law firm, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton (1992-1996).
Taina holds a J.D. from NYU School of Law and a Licence in Political Science from the University of Geneva/Graduate School of International Studies in Switzerland. She is also a contributor to the Huffington Post.
Taina tweets from @tainabienaime
The Economist [September 8, 2010 ]
The Suicide Rate Among Young Latinas, with Dr. Rosa Gil, Beatriz Coronel, and Cynthia Santiago
Host of Manhattan Neighborhood Network's "28 Minutes" [September 21, 2012 ]
NYC Women's Club Embraces Seasonal Workers' Case
Women's ENews [September 13, 2013 ]
"A Report on Poverty-Fueled Trafficking of Women and Girls" with Ruchira Gupta
AMANPOUR [October 23, 2009 ]
ABC World News' in-depth look at the female genital mutilation crisis
ABC News With Diane Sawyer [June 16, 2010 ]
Discussion on "Mrs. Goundo's Daughter," a documentary about female genital mutilation and immigration in the U.S.
Radio Times, WHYY [February 9, 2011 ]
Huffington Post Regular Contributor