Sara Gilmer

Global Scholar Award, Human Trafficking Foundation - Public Policy

Sara leads human trafficking victim services policy and programming at the Department of Justice’s Office for Victims of Crime, which manages the largest amount of U.S. government funding for services for trafficking survivors. Sara enhances the quality and quantity of services available to victims of all forms of trafficking in the US by analysing policy and legislation, designing and implementing grant award programs and performance measures, developing and managing national training and technical assistance initiatives, and collaborating with federal interagency partners and a broad range of anti-trafficking stakeholders. She previously drove human trafficking engagement in the Americas and Europe with the Department of State’s Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons. For her Fulbright Global Scholar project, she will conduct an analysis of the current state of standards of care for trafficking survivors in the United Kingdom, Canada, and the US.