How to Fight Modern Slavery with Data Analysis
Sunday, March 13
5:00PM - 6:00PM
110 E 2nd St
Human trafficking is the fastest growing criminal enterprise in the world, a booming $150 billion industry that entraps an estimated 20.9 people worldwide. Many of its victims hide in plain sight—but hard evidence of trafficking can be difficult to pin down. The key to bankrupting this business may be buried online, hiding amongst the data captured by many companies every day. In this session, experts will discuss how they have discovered small indicators lurking in big data to help identify human traffickers and how tech firms, financial companies, and law enforcement can work together to bring them to justice.
Privacy & Civil Liberties Engineer
Courtney Bowman is a lead of Palantirʼs in-house Privacy and Civil Liberties team, with extensive experience working with local government (including law enforcement, criminal justice, health and s...Show the rest
Courtney Bowman is a lead of Palantirʼs in-house Privacy and Civil Liberties team, with extensive experience working with local government (including law enforcement, criminal justice, health and social services) to develop technology-driven solutions to information sharing and inter-agency cooperation in a manner that respects applicable privacy, security, and data integrity requirements. Courtney also leads a number of Palantir’s initiatives to assist NGOs and law enforcement agencies in combating human trafficking and provide victims with rehabilitation and support services. Prior to Palantir, Bowman earned degrees in Physics and Philosophy at Stanford University and worked as a quantitative and economic analyst at Google. Bowman is co-author of the recently released The Architecture of Privacy (http://shop.oreilly.com/product/0636920033714.do).Hide the rest
Pres & CEO
Human Rights First
Elisa Massimino is President and Chief Executive Officer of Human Rights First, one of the nation’s leading human rights advocacy organizations. Established in 1978, Human Rights First’s mission is...Show the rest
Elisa Massimino is President and Chief Executive Officer of Human Rights First, one of the nation’s leading human rights advocacy organizations. Established in 1978, Human Rights First’s mission is to ensure that the United States is a global leader on human rights. The organization works in the United States and abroad to promote respect for human rights and the rule of law. Massimino leads a staff of 100 with offices in New York City, Washington, D.C., and Houston.
Massimino has a distinguished record of human rights advocacy in Washington. As a national authority on human rights law and policy, she has testified before Congress dozens of times and writes frequently for mainstream publications and specialized journals. Since 2008, the influential Washington newspaper The Hill has consistently named her one of the most effective public advocates in the country.
Massimino appears regularly in major media outlets and speaks to audiences around the country. She has written for and been quoted in numerous print and online news sources, including: New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, USA Today, and other global publications. She has been featured on ABC News, NBC Dateline,The Newshour with Jim Lehrer, MSNBC, CNN, National Public Radio, BBC, and many other news outlets.
Massimino holds a law degree from the University of Michigan where she was an editor of the Journal of Law Reform. She holds a Master of Arts in philosophy from Johns Hopkins University, and is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. Massimino serves as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law Center, where she teaches human rights advocacy, and has taught international human rights law at the University of Virginia and refugee law at the George Washington University School of Law. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the bar of the United States Supreme Court.Hide the rest
SVP/Chief Compliance Officer
Jacqueline D. Molnar is Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer at Western Union in Denver, Colorado. In Jacqueline’s twenty years of experience as an attorney and compliance officer, she h...Show the rest
Jacqueline D. Molnar is Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer at Western Union in Denver, Colorado. In Jacqueline’s twenty years of experience as an attorney and compliance officer, she has focused her practice on AML/CTF, Sanctions, Anti-Bribery/Corruption, Consumer Protection, Fraud and Litigation Defense. She has led large international teams in the successful development of global AML programs across multiple jurisdictions and has represented numerous Fortune 500 companies in complex legal and regulatory matters across the globe.
Before joining Western Union in 2013 as Senior Vice President and Deputy Chief Compliance Officer, Jacqueline served as Vice President, Associate Global Anti-Money Laundering Officer at Toronto Dominion Bank Group in Toronto, Canada. Prior to joining TD, Jacqueline was Vice President, Assistant General Counsel at Wells Fargo & Company in Charlotte, North Carolina. Jacqueline has also practiced law at Gibson Dunn and at Latham & Watkins LLP in Silicon Valley, California, and at Herbert Smith Freehills in Sydney, Australia.
Jacqueline received her Doctor of Jurisprudence and her Bachelor of Education from the University of Hawaii and teaches AML Compliance Law at the William S. Richardson School of Law in Honolulu. Jacqueline clerked for The Honorable Harold M. Fong at the Federal District Court for the District of Hawaii and for The Honorable Chief Justice Ronald T.Y. Moon, Hawaii State Supreme Court. She is licensed to practice law in Hawaii and California.
Prior to attending law school, Jacqueline received her PDP teaching credentials from Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, Canada, and served as a school teacher and principal in Canada and as a scuba diving teacher at Kamehameha Schools in Honolulu, Hawaii.Hide the rest
Chief Human Trafficking Response Unt
New York County District Attorney's Office
John Temple graduated from Brooklyn Law School in 2003 and in that same year became Assistant District Attorney for the New York County District Attorney’s Office. After serving eight years as Assi...Show the rest
John Temple graduated from Brooklyn Law School in 2003 and in that same year became Assistant District Attorney for the New York County District Attorney’s Office. After serving eight years as Assistant District Attorney, he became the first ever Attorney-in-Charge of the Human Trafficking Program for New York where he supervised all investigations and prosecutions involving sex and labor trafficking. In 2014, Temple was named Chief of the Human Trafficking Response Unit and has since implemented new policies helping to identify victims of human trafficking and provide support for victims and their families. He has spent much of his time spreading helpful information on human trafficking as a guest speaker for foreign delegations, universities, and law enforcement.Hide the rest