The Research Committee is led by Emily Anderson and Sneha Aidasani, with monthly meetings as the students familiarize with the body of literature pertaining to human trafficking. They’re also researching human trafficking knowledge among physicians- keep an eye out for a survey in our next newsletter.
The Education Committee, led by Rachel Anderson, is currently working with PATH physician chair Dr. Vala to create short educational videos on labor trafficking.
The Advocacy Committee, led by Alison Neely, is working to create infographics on racial disparities both in human trafficking and in prosecution of prostitution as well as comiling a guide with state-by-state local resources for human trafficking victims and survivors.
The Fundraising Committee is hosting a virtual 5K on November 8th. Click to join the race or purchase an AMWA PATH shirt. If you're interested in supporting PATH, you can join their team or Donate Online.
The Public Relations Committee is led by Rubaya Yeahia and Nicole Segaline, and includes management of the group's recently developed Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram platforms. The group hopes to further develop PATH's social media platform by expanding to LinkedIn this upcoming month.
To join any of the above committees, please email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
A recent publication by researcher Catherine Worsnop shows that trafficking increases by 31% amidst a pandemic. The AMWA-PATH Student Interest Group (SIG) summarizes these findings and more in PATH's COVID-19 Human Trafficking Response Guide, view here.
Jen Talbott is a fourth year medical student at Mayo Clinic Arizona and a first year MPH student at Columbia University. She joined PATH last year as a way to network with other likeminded students across the country. She is interested in human trafficking research and education for healthcare professionals.