Modern Day Slavery

Human trafficking represents over $30 billion in international trade per annum and continues to be one of the fastest growing criminal industries. The U.S. and the international community have adopted various treaties and laws to prevent trafficking, but to truly understand and combat the issue, they must find the root causes enabling smugglers to commit millions into slavery.

Featured Guests

  • Luis Cdebaca, Ambassador, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons
  • Joseph Chamie, Former Director, U.N. Population Division
  • Antonio Guterres, U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees
  • Gary Haugen, President, International Justice Mission
  • Nicholas Kristof, The New York Times Columnist and Co-Author, Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity 
  • Cindy McCain, Founding Member, Eastern Congo Initiative
  • Maurice Middleberg, Executive Director, Free the Slaves
  • David Miliband, President and CEO, IRC
  • Brady Myles, CEO, Polaris Project
  • Carol Pier, Deputy Undersecretary for International Affairs, Department of Labor
  • Louise Shelley, Professor at George Mason University, Director at TraCCC
  • Sarah Stillman, Staff Writer, The New Yorker
  • Shandra Woworuntu, Founder, Survivor Economic Empowerment
  • Sheryl WuDunn, Co-Author, Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity