Current Initiative on Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery programs include the following:
Online Conference Series
Given Babson’s global reputation, the College is an ideal location to convene events that serve as a venue for current thought, action, and synthesis of
practice within all sectors of the anti-trafficking field. A recent global online conference (in partnership with the Global Initiative against
Transnational Organized Crime and supported by McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP and the Terrorism, Transnational Crime and Corruption Center at George Mason
University) assembled private sector leaders, scholars, policymakers, and activists for a two-hour conversation focused on emerging promising
anti-trafficking practices in the field.
Women’s Entrepreneurial Development Laboratory
This partnership between the Babson Social Innovation Lab, the international NGO Made By Survivors (MBS), and a range of other academic, corporate, and NGO
partners is aimed at implementing a prosperity model of economic development that helps both survivors and those at high risk for being trafficked to
participate in the global marketplace.
Technology, Innovation, and Human Trafficking Laboratory
Technology, including online tools that leverage social media and mobile devices, is being utilized to both facilitate and combat human trafficking. We are
conducting research surrounding technological solutions to combat human trafficking in order to help develop programs such as improved trainings for
Student Initiative to Stop Human Trafficking
Students convene within the Babson community and beyond to help host guest speakers, workshops, and businesses to better connect our students to experienced practitioners who in addressing human trafficking issues.