Natcha Connot is a Research Assistant with the Laboratory to Combat Human Trafficking (LCHT). She is a Masters in Social Work candidate, concentrating on Organizational Leadership and Policy Practice at the University of Denver’s Graduate School of Social Work. She completed a year-long internship at LCHT in 2021 and is currently completing her second year internship at Center for Housing and Homelessness Research. Before deciding to pursue her MSW, Natcha spent time at the University of Michigan at the Neuropsychology Research Laboratory studying cognitive outcomes among multiple populations and age groups. She is interested in economic development, research dissemination, and intersections between identities and lived experiences. Outside of LCHT, Natcha can be found cooking, reading, writing poetry, and enjoying the outdoors.