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Ignite Conference Speakers

Main Stage Speakers

Main stage speakers for the 2024 conference will be announced soon!

Breakout Session Speakers

Shelbia Wiley

Shelbia WileyShelbia Carter Wiley is the Executive Director of Engaging Minds Services, Inc., a nonprofit that focuses on providing services for victims of human trafficking and abuse. She is a member of the Coastal Region Human Trafficking Taskforce and serves as the co-chair for the Interfaith Committee of Horry and Georgetown counties.

Through collaboration, relationship building, and mentorship, she has put together a team that focuses on providing best practices for survivors of human trafficking. Her team is in the process of building a safe house for survivors of human trafficking. Shelbia is an author of two books, Mental Exoneration and Don’t Touch My Golden Parts. She is a special education teacher with Horry County Schools and a teaching associate at Coastal Carolina University.

Shelbia earned an Associate Degree in business administration, a Bachelor of Arts in psychology and Christian counseling, Master of Science in education with a concentration in leadership in educational administration and an advanced degree in theology. She is married with two children and five grandchildren. 

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