Laura Gauer Bermudez

Director of Research and Development, the Global Fund to End Modern Slavery

Laura Gauer Bermudez is the Director of Research and Development at the Global Fund to End Modern Slavery where she leads the Fund’s Prevalence Return on Investment (PROI) strategy. Laura has 15 years of experience working globally with governments, NGOs, and multilateral institutions focused on the intersections of migration, child protection, gender equality, and economic development.  Laura draws upon her years of experience in NGO operations and agency-based research, blending that expertise with academic training in social science research methods. She holds master’s degrees in International Public Policy from Johns Hopkins University and Social Work from Washington University in St. Louis, respectively.  She is currently completing her PhD in Social Work at Columbia University.

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How to Spur Corporate Accountability with Modern Slavery Legislation

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Mapping Agricultural Labour Trafficking in Texas

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