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Katherine Chon

Katherine is the co-founder of  Polaris Project  in the United States.  She started the organization immediately upon graduation with fellow Brown University student  Derek Ellerman in 2002 after learning about the issue during her undergraduate studies. She has testified before Congress concerning the scope of human trafficking  and has won numerous awards for her work in the field.  She is currently a Senior Advisor in Trafficking in Persons at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.