Sherrie Caltagirone

Executive Director, Global Emancipation Network

Sherrie Caltagirone is the Founder and Executive Director of Global Emancipation Network (GEN), the leading data analytics and intelligence nonprofit dedicated to countering human trafficking. Prior to starting GEN, she served as a Policy Advisor for Orphan Secure, a global human trafficking rescue nonprofit, and began her anti-trafficking career with the Protection Project at the Johns Hopkins University. Caltagirone currently serves as a Distinguished Research Scholar at North Carolina State University and is driven by research on the use of data analytics and mathematical models to combat trafficking, measuring criminal economies and polycriminality. She received her degree in international relations summa cum laude from American University.