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Timea is an International Speaker and Social Advocate for change

Human trafficking survivor, author, speaker and social advocate, Timea Nagy, immigrated to Canada in 1998. Her nightmare unfolded in Toronto in that same year after arriving from Budapest, Hungary in the hopes of finding meaningful employment. The daughter of a Hungarian policewoman, Timea was held (For three terrifying months) at the hands of traffickers and was forced to work in the sex industry. Thankfully, she escaped and started life anew. Ten years later, Ms. Nagy founded ‘Walk with Me’, a non-profit organization to assist victims of human trafficking and law enforcement agencies.





Between 2009 and 2015, her organization helped over 300 victims and over 500 human trafficking-related investigations throughout Canada. In fact, Ms. Nagy played a key role in Canada’s largest human trafficking investigation led by the Canadian Federal Police (RCMP Niagara Falls Detachment) known as project OPAPA.

Ms. Nagy provided training to numerous agencies in Canada, the U.S. and Europe – reaching over thousands of people within various sectors such as Law Enforcement, Financial Institutions, Hospitality, Real Estate, Tech companies and much more.

Ms. Nagy’s work and story has been featured in FORBES Magazine, CNN, NBC, Fox News, The Social, and all the major Canadian media outlets.

Her work was recognized by Queen Elizabeth the II, Prime Minister of Canada and the Attorney General just to name a few.

Her memoir, Out of the Shadows, was released in 2019 May and become a National Bestseller in 6 days of releasing.


Ms. Nagy has keynoted hundreds of conferences. Her core message is survival, hope and happiness. She inspired millions of people across North America and Europe. Her audience feels captivated, touched, moved and motivated after her presentations.



Law's She assisted 

Timea provided several expert witness testimonies in the Canadian Parliament and played and continue to play an instrumental role to bring effective changes to the Canadian Justice System.



Awards/Special Reccognations
House of Commons,
Bill C-268 -  Private Members Bill, Mandatory Min 5 years sentence for Trafficking girls under the age of 18
House of Commons,
Bill C-310-  Amendment of  current Human Trafficking Law series, [ 279.01] Extraterritorial Offence
House of Commons,
Bill C-36 New Prostitution Legislation by the Conservative Government  
The Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee of Canada  
2014, Bill C-36 
Anti-Human Trafficking Act
2017, Bill 96, Consulted with Members of the Ontario Legislation 
  • Meritorious Service Medal, by Her Majesty the Queen

  • Prime Minister's Award

  • Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee

  • Attorney General Ontario

  • Free the Slaves International

  • Crime Stoppers

  • Ontario Victim Services

  • Joy Smith Foundation

  • Meritorious Service Medal by the Governor-General of Canada


Timea's story can be viewed at the National Human Rights Museum of Canada, Turning Point Exhibition


Speak the truth by the Canadian Teachers Federation and John F. Kennedy Foundations 2015 Canadian Curriculum
"Human Rights Defenders"


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Human Rights Museum, Winnipeg, Manitoba

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