Overview

There are more people enslaved today than at any other time in human history. Slavery is just as brutal as ever, and it’s also more stoppable than ever. Gary Haugen, founder and CEO of International Justice Mission, shares his experience in the fight against modern day slavery and how the International Justice Mission is collaborating with individuals and corporations to end human trafficking and forced labor within business supply chains.

About the Speaker

Gary Haugen is CEO and founder of International Justice Mission. Before founding IJM in 1997, Gary was a human rights attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice, where he focused on crimes of police misconduct. In 1994, he served as the Director of the United Nations’ investigation in the aftermath of the Rwandan genocide. In this role, he led an international team of lawyers, criminal prosecutors, law enforcement officers, and forensics experts to gather evidence that would eventually be used to bring the perpetrators of the genocide to justice.