Ending Human Trafficking Through the Economic Empowerment of Women
In recognition of Human Trafficking Prevention Month, we highlight GWLN 2010 graduate Smarita Sengupta who is dedicated to stopping the trade of sex trafficking in India. As the founder and director of Destiny Foundation, her vision is to liberate victims of human trafficking through sustainable employment and skill and capacity-building. Learn more about Smarita and her work in Kolkata, India.
Teaching Artisans to Create Sustainable Income
As a Professor of Art, GWLN 2009 graduate Lin Hightower has worked in seven countries to teach students and artisans product design and art skills. She is dedicated to making artisans’ lives better by helping them create sustainable incomes so they can have better nutrition, shelter, healthcare and education. Her passion and GWLN connections led her to Nepal where she is conducting classes to artisan students through the Association for Craft Producers and Kathmandu University.