Katie Ford is the founder and CEO of FREEDOM FOR ALL, which creates programs and media campaigns to combat human trafficking. Freedom For All partners with ten organizations that are making long-term, systematic changes to end slavery in their respective justice and penal systems in India, Brazil, Ghana, the United States, and the Philippines. They also rehabilitate, educate, and provide job training and shelter to survivors.
Ms. Ford was presented with the Women Together Award at the U.N. She also was given the Changing the Game Award from the AWNY. CNN, The Wall Street Journal, Vogue, Interview and other international media outlets have covered Ms. Ford’s work.
Previously, Ms. Ford was CEO and Chairwoman of Ford Models, Inc. She also served as a member of the UN Give Women Leaders’ Council. Ms. Ford sits on the Board of Directors of Verite, the leading international business advisor on forced labor.
Ms. Ford holds a BA from Sarah Lawrence College and an MBA from Columbia University.