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Lea Akima is a Program Administrative Assistant at the National Organization of Asians & Pacific Islanders Ending Sexual Violence (NAPIESV). Lea is Filipino/Japanese, queer, a UC Berkeley graduate with a B.A. in Sociology and Theater, and is currently located in the Bay Area, CA. Their experience with community engagement, awareness, and advocacy spans from non-profit organizations such as the Berkeley Center on Comparative Equality & Anti-Discrimination Law, The Motley Fool Foundation, and Asian Health Services – Banteay Srei. For the past six years, Lea has been with Banteay Srei as a Consultant, working with young SEA girls, women, and AFABs who are at-risk or involved in sexual exploitation. They are currently a part of a Reproductive Well-Being grant project surveying the needs of the community.