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Tiffany Williams is the senior human trafficking and labor rights specialist for the Global Economy project at the Institute for Policy Studies. She also serves as the coordinator for the National Domestic Workers Alliance’s Beyond Survival campaign. Her work focuses on the connections between immigration, gender, and labor rights to human trafficking of low-wage women workers. Before joining the Global Economy project, she directed the Institute’s Break the Chain Campaign project and provided counseling and case management for domestic workers who survived human trafficking and labor exploitation in the Washington metro area. Williams graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelors Degree in Political Science, and from Columbia University with a Master’s Degree in Social Work. She is a licensed social worker in the District of Columbia.
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