Cyber Crime Investigations Contributor of the Year

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Our CEO Rochelle Keyhan was honored with the International Association of Financial Crimes‘ annual “Cyber Crime Investigations Contributor of the Year” award at this year’s conference.

On August 27, 2019 she was honored with this award in the plenary session that opened the main conference sections, highlighting her strategic and data-driven contribution to law enforcement and financial crime investigators’ approach toward combating human trafficking. This work has involved the curation of human-trafficking specific data and actionable intelligence support for law enforcement partners. Alongside this data contribution, she has provided consulting support that assisted with the apprehension of over 1,000 traffickers.

NGEN Leadership Award Finalist (Independent Sector)

Following a nomination process that began in May, and a rigorous review of more than 100 nominations from emerging changemakers by Independent Sector staff and our Selection Advisory Group, CEO Rochelle Keyhan was selected as one of six finalists for the 2019 NGen Leadership Award! The winner will be announced at the annual Upswell Conference in Chicago this November 2019. For now – you can vote (daily!) for Rochelle at this link.

MassChallenge Startup Accelerator Finalist

Collective Liberty was selected as a finalist to participate in the MassChallenge Texas in Austin 2019 accelerator program. Collective Liberty was one of over 650 other startups to apply for the accelerator located in Austin, Texas. MassChallenge Austin accelerator Cohort members will receive access to MassChallenge’s global network, world-class mentoring from industry experts, tailored programming, free co-working space, and unrivalled access to corporate partners.

Progressive Women’s Voices Fellow

Collective Liberty CEO Rochelle Keyhan was selected as a 2019 Women’s Media Center Progressive Women’s Voices fellow. Progressive Women’s Voices is the premier media and leadership training program in the country for women. Representing a range of expertise and diversity across race, class, geography, sexual orientation, ability, and generation, participants receive advanced, comprehensive training and tools to position themselves as media spokeswomen in their fields, thereby changing the conversation on issues that fill headlines. Graduates join a network of alumnae who support each other in their media goals.

Stop Slavery Hero Award – Thomson Reuters Foundation

CEO Rochelle Keyhan is honored as the Thomson Reuters 2018 Global Stop Slavery Hero for her groundbreaking work connecting and convening anti-trafficking stakeholders to shift systems and push them to adopt best practices at scale. Six field partners in different law enforcement jurisdictions including major cities in CA and NY, as well as multiple non-profit partners, sent in heartfelt letters nominating Rochelle for the award. Watch her win the award here.