Eliza Powell

Intern

Eliza Powell is a Public Health intern at the National Center on Sexual Exploitation. Eliza is a senior at Brigham Young University, where she is pursuing a degree in Public Health with an emphasis in Epidemiology and a minor in International Development. At BYU, Eliza works as a Writing Fellow. Previously, she has served as a volunteer missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Curitiba, Brazil and speaks fluent Portuguese. Outside of work, Eliza enjoys hiking, camping, distance running, and cheering for the Denver Broncos.

Articles by Eliza Powell

At the Core of the Issue: Professor Exposes Connection Between Porn and Sexual Harassment

On November 26th, a Los Angeles Times Op-Ed bore the title ‘Behind the harassment scandals, another dirty little secret: pornography’. Here at the National Center on Sexual Exploitation, we could not agree more. With each newly exposed scandal, it becomes more and more clear that the issue of sexual exploitation must be fought not only […]

backpage sex trafficking

Issue: Objectification

You Can Protect Your Kids from Hyper-Sexualized Culture

“What can I do to protect my child from sexually degrading and exploitive media?” As onslaughts of pornography and harmful, sexually explicit materials threaten our schools and homes, countless parents throughout the country and the world ask themselves this question. Dina Alexander, founder and president of Educate and Empower Kids, faced this challenge as a […]

Dina Alexander of Educate and Empower Kids

Issue: Child Sexual Exploitation

Solutions that Work: Cordelia Anderson Speaks on Pornography and Public Health

In a world where ten-year-old girls can be addicted to violent porn and children’s onesies bearing the phrase “I am a product of Fifty Shades of Grey” are found online for $15.99, it’s easy to become discouraged by the normality of sexual exploitation that pornography encourages. “Our children go from Dr. Seuss to porn,” says […]

public health harms of pornography

Issue: Pornography Harms