Katherine Chon

Katherine Chon is the co-founder of Polaris Project in the United States.wikipedia
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Polaris Project

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Katherine Chon is the co-founder of Polaris Project in the United States.
Polaris was founded with the name Polaris Project in 2002, by Derek Ellerman and Katherine Chon, who were seniors at Brown University, when they were inspired to create a nonprofit organization that focuses on ending human trafficking and modern-day slavery.

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They provide services to clients who have survived human trafficking in the Washington, DC and Newark, NJ areas.
In 2002, Derek Ellerman and Katherine Chon founded a non-government organization called Polaris Project to combat human trafficking.

Derek Ellerman

She started the organization immediately upon graduation with fellow Brown University student Derek Ellerman in 2002 after learning about the issue during her undergraduate studies.
In 2002, during his senior year at Brown, Ellerman co-founded Polaris Project with Katherine Chon after reading an article in a local paper about a fake massage business, the conditions of which were close to slavery.

Brown University

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She started the organization immediately upon graduation with fellow Brown University student Derek Ellerman in 2002 after learning about the issue during her undergraduate studies.

United States Department of Health and Human Services

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She is currently a Senior Advisor in Trafficking in Persons at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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Not My Life

Fifty people are interviewed in the film, including investigative journalist Paul Radu of Bucharest, Katherine Chon of the Polaris Project, and Iana Matei of Reaching Out Romania.

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