Eliza Powell


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

Amazon Prime Original Content: Cutting Corners of Corporate Decency

Amazon’s status as a sales and television giant is no secret, but what is less obvious is the complacency with which it treats video content and ratings. Amazon Prime, a service offering unlimited television streaming to members, brings these shows directly into millions of American homes every day, many of them produced by Amazon itself. […]

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2018 Dirty Dozen: Amazon

Parental Controls Guide for Netflix, Apple TV, Amazon, Roku and Kindle Fire

If you are a parent concerned with the media your child may have access to, you are not alone.  Fortunately, most major programs and devices offer some form of parental control, and while these controls are often far from perfect, they can be extremely useful in protecting those we love from harmful material. This blog […]

parental controls guide

2018 Dirty Dozen List: iBooks

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 […]

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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 […]

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Issue: Pornography Harms