Sunnetta “Sunny” Slaughter is a noted Vulnerability Expert, TEDx Speaker, and Master-Connector. She brings over 30-years of executive consultancy, tactical guidance and professional training to a cross-section of professionals in government, corporate, business, nonprofit, for-profit, organization, faith-based, advocacy, academia, education, clinical, the healthcare industry and throughout the community.
Sunny is a highly skilled and qualified thought-leader offering a unique perspective on the intersecting complexities of crime, policy, and vulnerability. She has focused her work on the importance of providing "culturally responsive and responsible trauma-informed treatment and care across the continuum”, by identifying the unique experiences and exposure of marginalized persons and minority populations who are victim’s violence and often ignored.
Her expertise has been beneficial in providing consulting and training, offering policy perspectives and subject matter expertise in the query of criminal incidents and legal cases, as well as, by raising awareness within public and private spaces regarding vulnerability, intersectional violence, human trafficking, exploitation, child pornography, missing and sometimes murdered children, drug trafficking, the Opioid Impact, mass incarceration, criminal justice reform, reentry, healthcare, community and more.
Sunny has developed and implemented public health strategies, provided vulnerability and risk assessment, mitigation and crisis communication to a diverse clientele. She has been responsible for the coordination of collaborative partnerships, and multijurisdictional operations across professional disciplines, for the execution of initiatives with a focus on prevention, intervention, community engagement, and agency preparedness.
Sunny has worked as a subject matter expert with news anchors, and journalists developing background information for investigative reports and news stories. She has served as an on-camera Crime Analyst for national, and global media outlets including; ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CNN/HLN After Dark and Trinity Broadcast Network. She delivered a riveting TEDx Talk titled “What are you really willing to do for others?” revealing her personal story of finding out she was married to a child predator.
She has been dubbed the Olivia Pope of Crime. #ItsHandled