CEO Rochelle Keyhan Finalist for NGEN Leadership Award from Independent Sector

indepenent sector above Rochelle Keyhan's video entry for the 2019 NGEN award.

Following a nomination process that began in May, and a rigorous review of more than 100 nominations from emerging changemakers by IS staff and our Selection Advisory Group, we are proud […]

MassChallenge Texas Startup Showcase

Busy week this week! We are training statewide code enforcement and department of health officials in Florida and attending the MassChallengeTexas BootCamp in Austin! The MassChallenge program identifies promising startups all […]

Source Country Conditions Impact Destination Country Exploitation

ARCHIVE PHOTO: A prostitute sits in the dark as she waits for customers near a bar district in Shanghai. June, 2003. REUTERS/Claro Cortes IV

In order to fully understand the ways survivors experience their exploitation and the ways traffickers defraud and coerce victims from other nations, we have to make an effort to understand the conditions survivors and traffickers experience in the source countries.

RENATE: Our work with Nordic Model Countries and EU

Our CEO was in Sweden this past week with the RENATE network of survivor support agencies. As a group, throughout the week, we discussed the ways human trafficking manifests in […]

Artificial Intelligence and combating Human trafficking with Financial Crimes

Excellent conversation at our innovation panel on AI and combatting Human trafficking with Financial Crimes at ACAMS Hollywood, FL. We are so excited to partner with international AI/ML big data analytics firm, ThetaRay, to work together to apply their artificial intelligence to our anti-trafficking data to be able to better predict and disrupt human trafficking!

Is R. Kelly a human trafficker?

For most of us, human trafficking conjures images of young women being kidnapped by traffickers like in the movie Taken. But, for survivors of R. Kelly, their parents usually knew where they were, and initially, they met with him with stars in their eyes and high hopes for their careers. So, how could his behavior be considered human trafficking? It’s a type of trafficking called “personal sexual servitude.”