Mikayla Simeral, Shared Hope Training Program Manager

Mik is Shared Hope’s Senior Manager of Training and Promotions. She has nearly a decade of knowledge and experience in the field of anti-human trafficking.

Prior to coming to Shared Hope, Mik was a Victim Services Supervisor with More Too Life, operating out of the Tampa Bay region, providing services for victims ages 10-24. Before working in direct victim-care, Mikayla served as a Missions Pastor in Washington, D.C., where she had the opportunity to work in Haiti, Germany, and Guatemala, gaining an international perspective on social justice issues. She graduated with her MA in Ethnomusicology from Liberty University in 2017 and recently obtained her MSW from the University of South Florida. Mikayla now resides in San Diego and continues her work developing trainings and tools to support caregivers, youth, and professionals in the field of anti-human trafficking.