Siria Gastelum is the Public Information/Knowledge Management Officer of the Global Initiative to fight Human Trafficking (UN.GIFT). Before joining the United Nations, Ms. Gastelum worked as a foreign correspondent for one of the largest TV networks in the US. As a journalist, she has covered national elections, natural disasters and a wide range of social issues, interviewing key decision makers such as heads of State and ministers and legislators from different countries. In 2007, she won an Emmy Award of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. She has also directed and produced documentaries that have been screened in film festivals around the world. Ms. Gastelum has written for several publications in English and Spanish and worked as a communications designer implementing awareness campaigns in her home country, Mexico.