DACOR: Fighting Modern Slavery Through Diplomacy

Start Date/Time: 
Friday, January 6, 2017 - 12:00
End Date/Time: 
Friday, January 6, 2017 - 14:00

Susan Coppedge is the Ambassador-at-Large to the State Department's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, which assesses global trends, provides strategic foreign assistance funding, and engages foreign governments, civil society, other federal agencies, and key stakeholders in the fight against modern slavery. Ambassador Coppedge previously served for 15 years as Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Northern District of Georgia. She prosecuted more than 45 human traffickers in federal cases involving transnational and domestic sex trafficking of adults and children, and labor trafficking, assisting more than 90 victims. She has also worked closely with nongovernmental organizations in conducting community outreach and providing vital services for victims. This event costs $25 and includes lunch.