“As someone who is deeply passionate about women’s empowerment and breaking the cycle of exploitation and homelessness, I am excited about the opportunity to lead this wonderful organization – an organization that helped change my life.” - Toni Eby
As a survivor, Toni has a strong commitment to advocating for and serving survivors of sexual exploitation and violence. In her previous role as Outreach & Training Manager, she gained valuable expertise in program development, outreach, and fundraising. Toni has been with the organization for the past decade, and has held a variety of positions at SafeHouse, including Outreach & Training Manager, Operations Manager, and Residential Counselor. Additionally, she has served as a Domestic Violence Counselor for St. Vincent De Paul's Riley Center, where she worked to counsel, advocate for, and empower survivors of violence. She graduated magna cum laude from San Francisco State University with a Bachelors of Arts in Women & Gender Studies, and is currently completing a Master's in Social Work. In addition, she is a graduate of San Francisco SafeHouse and uses her personal experience as motivation and inspiration to continue serving survivors of sexual exploitation. Click here to read our press release about Toni, welcoming her as our new Executive Director!