National Leaders Collective
2024 Speakers


Kristan Hawkins

As President of Students for Life of America (SFLA), Kristan Hawkins has spent more than 16 years building a national network of more than 1,400 student-lead groups in more than 50 states, layering campus activism now with political engagement through Students for Life Action, which she also heads.

With the Students for Life team, Kristan has launched key initiatives to mobilize pro-life activists such as the Campaign for Abortion Free Cities,, and the Demetree Institute for Pro-Life Advancement. Recently, she and her team are leading the pro-life movement’s response to the proliferation of dangerous Chemical Abortion Pills at

Each year, Kristan travels across the nation to speak on college campuses such as UC-Berkeley, Harvard, Dartmouth, and Ohio State University to educate our youth on the horrors of abortion. She also hosts a bi-weekly podcast called Explicitly Pro-Life. Kristan regularly appears in the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, NPR and has been interviewed by every major television network in America.


Camille Pauley

Camille Pauley is co-founder and president of Healing the Culture, a nonprofit organization that evangelizes and converts people to be deeply, authentically, and permanently pro-life. She is the creator of multiple internationally acclaimed, educational pro-life programs, including Philo and Sophie for young children, Principles & Choices for high school students, Respect Life University, and Life Principles Academy for college students. In 2003 Camille co-founded Healing the Culture with Fr. Robert Spitzer using his unique curriculum to change hearts and minds and build a culture of life. Under Camille’s leadership, Healing the Culture quickly grew into an internationally recognized organization with a powerful pro-life message, a wealth of successful products and resources, and tremendous influence in the cultural battle over abortion and euthanasia.

Shawn Cramer

Shawn Cramer is a Principal Consultant at The Table Group Consulting and the founder of Cramer Consulting. Most leadership teams are plagued with confusion, dysfunction, and politics. Shawn guides leaders and teams through a process where they can achieve the cohesion and clarity they need in order to thrive and perform. Shawn brings over 20 years of global experience to his partnership with The Table Group as he has worked with leaders from every habitable continent. Having lived in China for over three years, Shawn is skilled at adapting to multiple cultures. His global consulting clients are CEOs and executive teams from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. Shawn’s clients love his disarming presence, optimism, and facilitation expertise. His sessions are impactful, lasting and generate immediate results for leadership teams, which you can measure in days and weeks. Prior to partnering with The Table Group, Shawn worked for large, global nonprofits in leadership development and innovation. Having earned his doctorate in Global Leadership with an emphasis on innovation, Shawn knows that the true innovative advantage is organizational health - cohesion and clarity. Shawn and his wife, Shayna, have two children and live in Orlando, Florida. 

Lauren Muzyka

Lauren Muzyka serves as President & CEO of Sidewalk Advocates for Life (SAFL) where she oversees the organization’s vision, mission, and program. Lauren is a licensed attorney whose passion for defending the sanctity of human life led her into the pro-life movement.  For over two years, Lauren served as Campaign Strategist for the National 40 Days for Life Team, advising their 300+ campaigns in North America. Inspired by the transformative power of prayer and peaceful outreach on the sidewalk, Lauren founded Sidewalk Advocates for Life in 2014. Before her full-time ministry work, Lauren earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Spanish from Texas A&M University, as well as an Advanced Certificate in International Affairs. Lauren is a 2009 cum laude graduate of Ave Maria School of Law, and she interned with organizations such as Alliance Defending Freedom, Americans United for Life, Liberty Institute, Texas Alliance for Life, and the Collin County District Attorney’s Office. In 2022, Lauren was named the Pro-Life Woman of the Year at the annual Pro-Life Women’s Conference, and in 2020, she received the inaugural Ave Maria School of Law Alumni Association Distinguished Alumni Award. Lauren is a trained Sidewalk Advocate of more than 20 years and has been interviewed on various media outlets throughout the country and world. Her greatest joy is her relationship with Jesus Christ and His Church, being married to her husband, chasing after her rescue dogs, and bringing God’s people together across denominational lines in the pro-life movement.

Nate Robertson

Nate Robertson serves as Vice President of Sidewalk Advocates for Life. In that role, he oversees the Programs Department, assists with program inquiries, trainings, and location mentorship, and helps builds community relationships. Nate is passionate about the pro-life cause and has ministered on dozens of sidewalks outside of abortion facilities throughout America. He has networked with many pro-life groups and organizations over the years and is excited to see SAFL aim to cover all uncovered abortion facilities in the U.S. — and beyond — with peaceful, loving advocates. He desires to facilitate the advancement of the pro-life cause through awareness and accountability. Nate built a strong reputation as a business leader in account management for over 10 years. He is actively involved in ministry at his local church, as well as traveling and ministering to other congregations. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies from Union University in Jackson, TN.

Kristina Massa

Kristina Massa is a speaker and dialogue artist with Justice For All. She earned a degree in Education Sciences from the University of California at Irvine where she served as President of the Students for Life group. She has engaged abortion advocates in one-on-one conversations on university campuses across the country including UC Berkeley, UCLA, Colorado State, Texas State, and the University of Oklahoma. You can see some of her “on the street” interviews on the @picturejusticeforall YouTube channel. Kristina is passionate about creating a different kind of conversation that tactfully balances truth with love. She enjoys mentoring timid pro-life students who feel stuck on the sidelines and delights in seeing them grow into confident advocates.

Kate Maloney

Kate Maloney grew up in Burnt Hills, New York and graduated from Ithaca College after studying Vocal Performance. Moved by the heartbreaking reality of abortion, a year after graduating college, she took a chance and threw herself head-first into the pro-life movement. Her main goal is to influence the lives of the students she works with to be unafraid in the face of adversity. Kate Maloney currently resides in Boston, Massachusetts and serves the Pro-Life Generation as the Campaign for Abortion Free Cities Manager. This work includes ensuring that efforts to make more than 20 different cities nationwide abortion free are operating smoothly and making progress.

Kate can be reached at [email protected].


Stephanie Stone

Stephanie Stone grew up in Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania and graduated from the Catholic University of America after studying Politics and English. During her time at CUA with Cardinals for Life, Stephanie worked with her Regional Coordinator, Michele Hendrickson (who is now her boss!), to bring a display to campus, go to the March for Life, and host CUA’s first Pep Rally for Life. A year after graduation, she joined SFLA as the Capital Area Regional Coordinator assisting groups in Maryland, D.C., and Virginia. Stephanie Stone and her work have been featured on multiple news outlets such as Breitbart and Fox News, and her writing has been featured on Media Research Center’s NewsBusters, Maryland March for Life’s blog, as well as Students for Life of America’s blog. She has spoken on campuses across Maryland, D.C., and Virginia, at press conferences, and regularly at churches in the Capital Area. Stephanie currently resides in Fairfax, Virginia and serves the Pro-Life Generation as Students for Life’s Standing With You Coordinator. This work includes the management of Standing With You, Students for Life’s pregnancy support program. Stephanie can be contacted at [email protected] .

Liana Moorman

Liana Moorman grew up in Florence, New Jersey and graduated from DeSales University after studying Political Science and Theology. Liana joined the DeSales Pro-Life Club during her freshman year and became the president her sophomore year. During her time leading the group, she discovered Students for Life of America and the resources they offered. Their trainings and campus displays were pivotal in her growth as a pro-life activist. Liana currently resides in Philadelphia, PA and serves the Pro-Life Generation as Students for Life’s Eastern Regional Manager. This work includes managing the awesome East Coast team of Regional Coordinators. Contact Liana at [email protected].

Chanel Prunier

Chanel Prunier is the Vice President of Political Affairs for Students for Life Action. Chanel oversees the organization’s state and federal political operations, strategizing to engage its resources, staff, and student army in key public policy and electoral battles to create an abortion-free Post-Roe America. Prior to joining Students for Life Action, Chanel ran a pro-life/pro-family 501(c)4 for over 15 years, giving her extensive experience in building grassroots organizations up to run effective legislative and electoral programs. She also serves as an instructor with the Foundation for Applied Conservative Leadership. In 2011 and was elected as the Republican National Committeewoman for her home state of MA.

Since leaving Massachusetts, Chanel has worked on everything from direct mail & email marketing efforts to electoral and legislative campaigns to ballot question, with more than a dozen different candidates and organizations. She now resides in the free state of Florida, and in her spare time, she enjoys traveling. She looks forward to visiting many more states as she works to help them pass laws to make abortion both illegal and unthinkable. Chanel can be reached at [email protected].


Tina Whittington

Tina Whittington received her Associates Degree from Portland Community College, and then got married and moved 3,000 miles across the country to Virginia in order to follow her pro-life calling with Rock for Life. Tina began full-time pro-life work in 1999 as Project Manager for Rock for Life. While there, she put together pro-life literature, wrote for the monthly newsletter, spoke at high schools and colleges, organized events, and toured with Christian bands sharing the pro-life message from stage at hundreds of concerts and music festivals. She has been a guest on Fox News, EWTN, Nightline, Loveline with Adam Carrola & Dr. Drew, and has been quoted in the New York Times and the Washington Post. Tina currently resides in Fredericksburg, Virginia and serves the Pro-Life Generation as Students for Life’s Executive Vice President. This work includes managing the daily operations of SFLA as well as an ever-growing team.

Elise Neff

Elise Neff grew up in Parker, Colorado and graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder, after studying Strategic Advertising & Communications. As a cradle Catholic, she was told here and there growing up about the church’s stance on abortion, but it was not until after college that she felt the need to defend her pro-life beliefs. On a 35-day trip across Europe, she met her now best friend (and co-worker), Maddie Schulte, who introduced her to the pro-life movement and played a large part in the re-awakening of Elise’s Catholic faith. In a series of events that unfolded the year after her college graduation, God revealed to Elise the passion in her heart for protecting the preborn. That year was His planned timing of calling her to work in the pro-life movement, and her career with Students for Life is where she has learned how to deepen and defend her pro-life beliefs. Elise currently resides in Littleton, Colorado and serves the Pro-Life Generation as Students for Life’s Director of Marketing.

Jamie Scherdin

Jamie Scherdin serves the Pro-Life Generation as Students for Life’s Ohio Regional Coordinator. This work includes serving Students for Life groups across Ohio, organizing pro-life events, rapidly responding to pro-abortion events, and much more. As a freshman at Winona State University, Jamie helped restart their Students for Life group. She was the treasurer, vice president, and then president of the group. Jamie was a William Wilberforce Fellow and then a Student Spokesperson, before getting hired in her current position with Students for Life in spring of 2022.

Jordan Mason

Jordan is very excited to be joining the Students for Life team to save lives. He was born in Englewood, CO, but moved to Rapid City, SD, where he earned his Pre-Law degree from the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology (BS, 2011). His wife, Dani, is the Vice-President of Sales & Marketing at a 3-D printing company, and they live in South Dakota with their daughter, Penelope, and their dog, Charlie, a rambunctious golden doodle.

The pro-life movement has always affected Jordan's life, but the moment he became active was when he found out his soon-to-be wife was pregnant with their little girl. That was the day it became real to him in a way that only a parent can understand. This experience is why he is excited about what they can achieve together to save lives and make a meaningful impact in the world today.