Shannon Stewart

Senior Data Scientist, the Global Fund to End Modern Slavery

Shannon Stewart is a Senior Data Scientist at the Global Fund to End Modern Slavery. Dr Stewart has more than 10 years’ experience in research, modelling and statistics. Most recently, she used a graph modelling approach to research the business structures supporting North Korean overseas labour networks, which she contributed to the book People for Profit: North Korean Forced Labour on a Global Scale. As a Research Scientist at MIT, she researched economically-motivated adulteration in the global supply chain and led the development of machine learning and statistical models that measure risk of corporate and economic crimes. She was a recipient of a Ruth Kirschstein National Research Service Award. She holds a Master’s degree and PhD from Yale University and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Kansas.

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Economics, Business Regulation and Supply Chains

Promise and Limits of Remote Monitoring in Addressing Forced and Child Labour

Leanne Melnyk, Phoebe Ewen, Sophie Zinser, Hannah Thinyane
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Survivor and Victim Support

Symposium: Protecting Children from Exploitation during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Amanda Bissex, Eshani Ruwanpura, Ramya Subrahmanian, Aniruddha Kulkarni, Claudia Cappa
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Survivor and Victim Support

Human Trafficking and the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Public Health Perspective

Laura T. Murphy, Jordan Greenbaum, HEAL Trafficking, Hanni Stoklosa
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Survivor and Victim Support

Human Trafficking and the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Public Health Perspective

Laura T. Murphy, Jordan Greenbaum, HEAL Trafficking, Hanni Stoklosa
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Survivor and Victim Support

Combating Modern Slavery in Textile Supply Chains in Rio de Janeiro’s Favelas

Silvia Marina Pinheiro
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Development Assistance

The Politics of Anti-Trafficking

Maria Peiró Mir
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