Danielle Delaney Interview: Natasha Alexenko of HBO’s ‘Sex Crimes Unit’ & Joyful Heart Foundation, & Rajiv Uttamchandani

Phoenix, AZ — (SBWIRE) — 09/13/2016 — Danielle Delaney, Crisis Interventionist & Counselor and host of “The Real Deal With Danielle Delaney” will interview Activist Natasha Alexenko of the critically acclaimed HBO Documentary “Sex Crimes Unit” and Natasha’s Justice Project and Joyful Heart Foundation. Danielle Delaney will also interview Rajiv Uttamchandani, Founder & Chairman of International STEM Society for Human Rights & Executive Director of the H.E.R. (Humanity Education & Rights) Conferences. We will discuss Rape Crisis, Human Rights, And Human Trafficking. The interviews will take place on the VoiceAmerica Empowerment Channel on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at 2 PM Pacific Time.

About Danielle Delaney
Danielle Delaney is a Certified Crisis Intervention Counselor, specialist in Addiction & Recovery Aftercare, Rape Crisis Counselor, Spiritual Counselor, and is also a Sober Coach and an Interventionist. She also specializes in the area of Adults Molested as Children as well as LGBT issues and drug-assisted rape and survivors of domestic violence. With a decade of experience, Danielle works with individuals, families and couples seeking healing and resolution of their challenges, and helps them to more clearly see the path to their holistic wellness and to their higher selves. She hosts “The Real Deal With Danielle Delaney” on VoiceAmerica, the World Leader in Internet Media, on Tuesdays at 2PM PT. She is a preeminent and top regarded Interventionist to the most notable addiction recovery centers throughout Malibu, California as well as internationally.

Danielle is the President and Founder and CEO of a prolific sober companioning business, Danielle Delaney Counseling, Incorporated. DDC, Inc. provides registered nurses and companions to patients as they are being discharged from inpatient facilities and sober living homes, so that they may have invaluable assistance in beginning their lives again with structure. The companion aids in identifying and addressing stumbling blocks in the client’s lives that contributed to their difficulties and addictions.

Danielle Delaney has the distinction of being the youngest and the only woman of color to own a Sober Companioning business in the United States of America. She is soon to be featured in a “Top 50 Under 50” piece about American Female Entrepreneurs as well as appearing as a specialist in an upcoming documentary about healing and retraining the brain.

In addition to her work as a Counselor and as an Interventionist with numerous inpatient facilities internationally, Danielle maintains her private practice in Hollywood, California and works with crime survivors with the Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) for The City of Long Beach and works as a State Certified court advocate. She works as a volunteer on the hotlines for suicide and rape. Her practice as a concierge counselor often involves going to the homes of high profile individuals so that they may maintain their privacy whilst seeking help. Danielle can be found listed in Psychology Today. She is also a writer and is a contributor to numerous health journals including those for the Minority Health Institute, The Association of Black Cardiologists, and the National Medical Association, and has been filmed for a segment for the television series “The Doctors.” Her first book “Expect Delays” will be released in December 2017. She works with the boards of The One Wish Foundation and The Joyful Heart Foundation, and was on the Board of Directors for Dr. Frank Ryan’s Bony Pony Ranch Foundation for at-risk youth. The County of Los Angeles Office of Protocol has hailed Danielle as a “proven asset to the City and County of Los Angeles.” She has made numerous appearances on Radio MD, Rewired Radio with Erica Spiegelman, and appeared on five-time Emmy winner Sheila Hamilton’s radio show in Portland, Oregon. Danielle’s media, voiceover work and appearances can be found under Delangerous Productions. She is currently pursuing her Doctorate of both Divinity and Theology, and will be launching her International Sobriety and Recovery Lifestyle Brand of clothing in 2017.

Danielle holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from UCLA and has earned additional certifications at the Sexual Assault Crisis Agency in Orange County. As a survivor herself, she is uniquely qualified to understand and assist her clients. Through her work and contributions, Danielle is dedicated to assisting people in affecting enduring & beneficial changes in their lives and in making sense of the chaotic world around them.

About Natasha Alexenko
Natasha is the founder and CEO of Natasha’s Justice Project (NJP) a national non-profit organization established February 4, 2011 to expose the nationwide rape kit backlog and to bring justice to survivors of sexual assault. Natasha partners with national organizations including Mariska Hargitay’s Joyful Heart Foundation, who serve as her mentors.

Natasha has been referenced in Forbes, Newsday, New York Post, The New York Times, TIME, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Washington (D.C.) Times, Associated Press articles worldwide, and L’Express in France. She has also written a column for The Daily Beast. Her story was the focus of a critically-acclaimed, Lisa Jackson-directed HBO Documentary, Sex Crimes Unit, which initially aired June 20, 2011 and gained 1 million viewers.

About Rajiv Uttamchandani
Rajiv Uttamchandani is an astrophysicist, professor, social entrepreneur, motivational speaker, and human rights activist. He is the Founder & Chairman of the International STEM Society for Human Rights – a nonprofit organization dedicated to applying STEM (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics) and Education to address the world’s most urgent human rights crises, focusing especially on the use of modern Science & Technology to abolish all forms of violence against women. As a leading activist for women’s rights, Mr. Uttamchandani has established a vast array of properties under his Trademark brand – H.E.R. (Humanity Education & Rights) – to capture his most primary passion on safeguarding the rights of women and girls around the world.

Through the International STEM Society for Human Rights he further serves as the Executive Director of the H.E.R. (Humanity Education & Rights) Conferences, an international series of events that gather an entire community from all walks of life and academic backgrounds to become directly involved with the human rights cause and brings to light novel solutions which may be implemented to help preserve universal human rights. Furthermore, Mr. Uttamchandani serves as the Executive Director of the International H.E.R. Clubs, a global organization of clubs within schools whereby students and teachers alike are exposed to the urgency of human rights issues and work together to implement solutions which aim to address them. He owns and operates H.E.R. Apparel, a landmark fashion line which develops clothing for women and men to promote gender equality. The clothing line uses hemp as its primary source of fiber and is therefore environmentally friendly and is made through a responsible factory which places first the health and well-being of its employees.

Mr. Uttamchandani is also a professor and the Director of STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Arts Mathematics) Education Initiatives at the New York Film Academy – Los Angeles. He has fostered significant collaborations with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Northrop Grumman Corporation, in which he combines the Visual and Performing Arts with the development of key scientific projects to create educational tools which actively engage members of the general populace in research and development within the natural sciences. He is an avid environmentalist and is involved with fellow scientists to develop projects which quantify emissions of greenhouse gases from metropolitan areas in developing countries, and in the promotion of active methods to curb the effects of increased greenhouse gas emissions.

Mr. Uttamchandani oversees a large team of individuals across his multiple businesses, which currently span operations in the United States, India, and the Philippines. He is actively involved with governments, providing guidance and advice on implementing programs and laws to help better protect women and children in their respective nations. He has conceptualized and leads the development of smartphone and tablet applications such as Protect H.E.R., H.E.R. Rescue, H.E.R. Academy, and H.E.R. Democracy, which arm our society with tools to one day end violence against women and children.

Mr. Uttamchandani regularly travels across continents and countries, giving talks at public and private venues, stressing on the necessity of gender equality, on women empowerment, and on promoting human rights as a career choice. He tirelessly works with boys and men, aiming to change their traditional attitudes towards women and girls through raising awareness of the widespread epidemic of violence against women and children around the world. He stresses on the importance of mobilizing citizen scientists and human rights activists, and in developing a scientific perspective for our civilization to fully appreciate the universality of rights of life and our place in the cosmos. Through a plethora of initiatives and programs, Mr. Uttamchandani is determined to pave the way for humanity to one day evolve into a civilization whereby not one single individual suffers the violation of their rights as human beings.

Mr. Uttamchandani is Indian by nationality and was born and initially raised in Ormoc City, Philippines. He spent most of his young adulthood in Hong Kong, China. He currently resides in Los Angeles, pursuing his Doctorate in Education from the Johns Hopkins University, and has obtained his B.S.and M.S. degrees in Astrophysics and Physics, respectively, from California State University, Northridge.