Ep. 3 – The Powerful Story of Jeannie Mai Jenkins & Siddhali Shree’s Fight Against Human Trafficking


Host Marisol Nichols talks with TV personality Jeannie Mai Jenkins, and director & Siddhali Shree about their mission to end human trafficking. 

In this all-out episode, Host Marisol Nichols talks with TV personality, activist, and producer Jeannie Mai Jenkins, and director & activist Sadhvi Siddhali Shree, about their impactful work together on the award-winning films, Stopping Traffic: The Movement to End Sex Trafficking (2017) and Surviving Sex Trafficking (2022), and their mission to end human trafficking.

This episode carries a Trigger Warning: Viewer Discretion Advised.

Jeannie Mai Jenkins is an American television host on the syndicated daytime talk show, The Real, where she has won and received multiple Daytime Emmy Award Nominations for Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host. As a fashion expert, she is frequently featured on television programs such as Today, Extra TV, Entertainment Tonight, and Insider. She has also appeared as a host for E! as well as a red-carpet host for the American Music Awards and as a correspondent for the Miss Universe Pageant.

Sadhvi Siddhali Shree is an acclaimed documentary filmmaker known for her activism to end human trafficking with an emphasis on the survivors of sex trafficking. She is a US Army veteran where she served as a Combat Medic on the frontlines of Iraq, the first female Jain monk in North America, international speaker, author, and advocate for social justice. Sadhvi earned her bachelor’s degree in Communications from California State University and holds the positions of Director of the International Society of Human Unity, and Spiritual Director of Siddhayatan Tirth. She is deeply committed to the anti-violence, civil rights, gender equality, anti-trafficking, and youth movements.

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