Meet the Presenter

Deborah Gibbs has been leading research in human trafficking within the United States since 2009, with an emphasis on trafficking of children and youth. She currently leads a comprehensive assessment of human trafficking and the child welfare population and is the lead author of a recently released Report to Congress on the child welfare system’s response to the sex trafficking of children.

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About the Event

The Combatting Human Trafficking Symposium is a full-day event aimed at engaging policy makers and practitioners involved in implementing action-based solutions to combat modern slavery. It is co-sponsored by the McCain Institute and the Howard G. Buffet Foundation.


National Press Club
529 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20045
September 20, 2019
Doors open at 8:00 a.m.