Co-Founder, Survivor Strong; Development Director, Wayne County (MI) SAFE
Trinea Gonczar is a survivor and advocate for victims of sexual abuse. A former gymnast, she co-founded Survivor Strong following her experience as a survivor of the sexual assault case of Larry Nassar. Gonczar is development director at Wayne County (MI) SAFE (Sexual Assault Forensic Examiners program), serves on Michigan State University’s Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Advisory Board, and co-curated the Finding Our Voice exhibit at the Michigan State University Museum. Featured in At the Heart of Gold: Inside the USA Gymnastics Scandal, she speaks nationally about her experience and has received numerous accolades, including ESPN’s 2018 Arthur Ashe Courage Award and the Humanitarian Award from the Foundation for Global Sports Development.