Diana Cisneros

Consultant, Director Hope Rising, CSEC Action Team Consultant, Human Trafficking Trainer and Advocate


Diana’s work in the anti-trafficking field led her to be named 2016 Woman of the year at California’s State Capitol.  Diana earned her degree in Crisis Counseling and is passionate about her engagement in the anti-trafficking movement. She has provided human trafficking trainings across the state of California and beyond for a variety of agencies including child welfare directors and mental health professionals. She created specialty training for school districts and foster youth. Diana has provided direct services for survivors of all ages, led survivors groups, and created her county’s first adult survivor support group.

Diana has been a guest speaker at many engagements including the National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect. She is a consultant for the CSEC Action Team Advisory Board and the Child and Family Policy Institute of California. Diana dedicated 7 years of work to the Kern Coalition Against Human Trafficking, the first one in her rural community. She co-directed the coalition until recently founding the project Hope Rising, focused on making quality training accessible to rural communities.