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20 for the Next 20: Jessica Munoz
February 18, 2021

Fellows mentioned in this story: Jess Munoz, Cohort VII

From Hawai‘i Business Magazine:

Fifteen years ago, nursing brought Jessica Munoz from California to Hawai‘i, where she planned to do a brief stint and plenty of surfing. But her work as a trauma nurse at Kapi‘olani Medical Center for Women & Children convinced her to stay.

Munoz says she saw signs of sex trafficking and exploitation among young patients, but little acknowledgment of the problem from colleagues. She refused to look away, instead launching a campaign to root out abuse and bring hope to victims.

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