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

Report on Research Findings and Recommendations on Child Labour, Forced Labour and Human Trafficking in Global Supply Chains Released Today

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Symposium: Tomorrow’s Slavery, Today | A Response

Urmila Bhoola
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Measurement and Statistical Methods

New Collaboration in the Global Effort to Fight Modern Slavery

United Nations University Centre for Policy Research, The Rights Lab
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Economics, Business Regulation and Supply Chains

Report on Research Findings and Recommendations on Child Labour, Forced Labour and Human Trafficking in Global Supply Chains Released Today

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Survivor and Victim Support

Symposium: Addressing Modern Slavery’s Root Causes

Jess Torres, Nat Paul
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Measurement and Statistical Methods

A Tool for Health Professionals to Gather Data on Forced Labour and Human Trafficking

Jordan Greenbaum
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