Travels from: Washington, D.C. area
I help individuals and groups of people grasp important and difficult ideas and information so that they can best respond personally and professionally to their chosen focus.
Fun Facts About Pamela J. Pine
Things I can’t live without: Nature and the outdoors, creative learning, thinking and interchange, beauty in many forms, true and heartfelt connection with others
My favorite piece of advice: Eleanor Roosevelt: The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams
Describe yourself in one word: Worldly
One thing you would like to check off your bucket list? Writing novels
Things I love: The outdoors, animals of all types, interesting and new creative ideas, my kids, travel and differing scenes and cultures
Pamela J Pine, PhD, MPH, is an international speaker, author, public health/development professional, professor, and the Founding CEO of Stop the Silence®: Stop Child Sexual Abuse, Inc. (Stop the Silence®, https://stopthesilence.org).
Pamela has been passionately presenting on a wide array of personal and societal issues and international development for more than 30 years. She draws the information on which she speaks from her substantial life experience and her experience designing, developing, managing, implementing, and providing technical assistance to a wide range of health and other programming (e.g., training, community outreach and education, community mobilization, media outreach, advocacy, social marketing, policy development) focused on enhancing the lives of the poor and otherwise underserved groups worldwide.
Pamela has worked on numerous health endeavors. These include interpersonal violence including child sexual abuse (CSA) and other adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) as well as domestic violence and suicide, reproductive health, HIV/AIDS, leprosy, TB, immunization, nutrition, maternal/child health, throughout the world, e.g., Albania, Botswana, Congo (DRC), Cyprus, Ecuador, Egypt, EU including the UK, Haiti, Hungary, India, Italy, Jordan, New Zealand, Philippines, Poland, Qatar, South Africa, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, United States, Yemen, Zambia.
Pamela is considered an expert in CSA and trauma prevention and mitigation including the at-risk nature of orphans and vulnerable children (OVC), sex trafficking, and related issues like suicidality, and is called upon by TV, radio and magazines to provide interviews and expert input on a regular basis.
Pamela began working on CSA, other ACEs, and related issues of interpersonal violence in trauma in the year 2000 and incorporated Stop the Silence® as a non-profit organization in 2004. The Mission of Stop the Silence® is to prevent, expose, and stop child sexual abuse and related forms of interpersonal violence and help survivors heal.
Pamela currently speaks internationally on CSA, ACEs, and other interpersonal violence, world health and development, as well as life paths and intercultural communication; runs Stop the Silence®; provides assistance to national/international health/development programs and projects; and teaches public health at the university Masters’ level.
She was honored in 2017 with a Lifetime Achievement Award in Advocacy from the Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma (IVAT) in San Diego.
Pamela is a part of the Executive Committee of the Board of the National Partnership to End Interpersonal Violence (NPEIV) and on the Advisory Committee of the Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma (IVAT) in San Diego, CA. She is a member of Zonta International. She speaks Arabic and French.
In her off-time, Pamela spends time with family and friends; paints, sings, reads, and gardens for pleasure; and is involved in various types of physical exercise.
Personal, Interpersonal, and Societal Trauma and Violence
With academic and hands-on backgrounds in both the sciences and the arts, Dr. Pine uses solid information, storytelling, and interpersonal exchange with the audience, and brings the audience to a firm understanding of the area of focus and/or their relationships (e.g., child sexual abuse and/or other ACEs, domestic violence, suicide)
World Health and Development
Dr. Pine’s experience spans the world, from North and Latin America to Oceania and every continent in between. Her academic background and experiences in health and development are wide and substantial. She brings her knowledge and experiences in descriptive and captivating ways to those aiming to understand the world’s scene from these perspectives.
Living the Full and Creative Life You Want
Dr. Pine has taken calculated risks throughout her life and gives both entertaining and solid advice and direction for those wanting to expand their life experience and activities.
Art as Advocacy to Inspire and Transform
Dr. Pine delivers solid information and creative presentations about how she has used Art as Advocacy to enhance populations understanding and action about social issues and helps audience members do the same.
Intercultural Communication to Connect to Others
Dr. Pine has lived or working on every continent in the world (barring the arctic) and took the time to speak various languages and take part in local cultures. She brings her interesting stories and unique perspective to give her audiences an understanding of cultural differences and similarities that would otherwise be difficult to obtain.