Marie Martinez Israelite

Marie is the Director of Victim Services at the Human Trafficking Institute. Previously, she served as the Chief of the Victim Assistance Program at Homeland Security Investigations, where she directed policy efforts, program development, and victim services for all federal crime victims, including survivors of human trafficking and child exploitation. In this role, she helped to establish the agency’s first forensic interviewing program and conducted extensive training and capacity building efforts in the United States and internationally on building victim-centered, trauma-informed investigations. Marie has held several positions within the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Justice related to human trafficking, sexual assault, and domestic violence prevention and services. Most recently, she served as a Senior Program Manager with ICF, where she facilitated the work of the U.S. Advisory Council on Human Trafficking. Marie is a graduate of Bucknell University and the University of Pennsylvania. She lives in Washington, D.C., with her husband and two daughters.