Leadership

Katherine Chon - Senior Advisor on Human Trafficking in PersonsKatherine Chon is the Senior Advisor on Trafficking in Persons at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  She advises the Assistant Secretary of the Administration for Children and Families on strategies, policies, and partnerships to prevent human trafficking, identify victims, and support survivors of modern slavery.  Katherine serves as co-chair of the Victim Services and the Public Outreach Committees of the Senior Policy Operating Group, an inter-agency body coordinating across thirteen federal agencies.   Prior to government service, Katherine co-founded Polaris Project, a nonprofit organization where she established effective housing and victim service programs, informed public policy, and strengthened community responses to human trafficking.   Katherine received her Sc.B. in Psychology from Brown University, M.P.A. from Harvard Kennedy School, and completed the Executive Program for Nonprofit Leaders at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.