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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Can New US Law Help Increase Financial Recovery and Reintegration of Survivors of Human Trafficking?

Professor Barry Koch, Dr Leona Vaughn, Sarah Byrne
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Gendered Understandings of Forced Sexual Exploitation

Ellie Newman-Granger
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Forced Labour Import Bans: What Does the Evidence Tell Us?

Owain Johnstone
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Gendered Understandings of Forced Sexual Exploitation

Ellie Newman-Granger
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Domestic Slave Labour in Brazil

Maurício Krepsky Fagundes
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Indigenous Peoples and the Anti-Trafficking Sector’s Blind Spot

Miriam Karmali, Krysta Bisnauth
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