Erin Phelps is Senior Strategic Partnerships Manager for the Freedom Fund, where she works to build collaboration with public and private sector partners. The Freedom Fund identifies and invests in the most effective frontline efforts to eradicate modern slavery in the countries and sectors where it is most prevalent.
Erin previously worked with organizations including GoodWeave International, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service and Adhikaar. As a Fulbright Student Researcher in Nepal, Erin conducted qualitative research on labor migration to the Middle East and worked with the Nepal Institute of Development Studies and IOM Nepal. She presented her work at Tribhuvan University and the Nepal National Conference on Migration and was a regular contributor to The Migrationist, an international migration blog. Erin received her BA in Sociology from Pomona College and is a World Economic Forum Global Shaper. She lives in Brooklyn, NY.