Lucy Mahaffey

 Lucy Mahaffey
Politics and International Relations

Expertise summary

I am currently working with the University of Nottingham’s Rights Lab to research initiatives to prevent human trafficking, with a particular focus on taking global responses to local, state and county communities. I have over 10 years of experience combatting modern slavery and human trafficking.

Speaking engagements include TEDxOU 2015 and the 2015 US Department of Homeland Security and Department of Education’s Stakeholder Conference in D.C. A full list of my media stories are here:

I founded HOPE Student Awareness, a statewide anti-trafficking curriculum for students and contributed to an executive summary for the US Department of State on due process and criminal systems for traffickers globally.


Lucy Mahaffey

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