Entries by Liliana Giffen

Meet The Rethink Supply Chains Challenge Winners

We are pleased to announce Sustainability Incubator and Trace Register as the grand prize winning team in Rethink Supply Chains: The Tech Challenge to Fight Labor Trafficking. The Partnership for Freedom launched the innovation competition in October 2015, seeking technological solutions to help identify and address labor trafficking in global supply chains. Labor trafficking in global […]

Tech for a Free World

What can we do when we use technology to fight human trafficking? This week, former Partnership for Freedom winner, Caravan Studios, wrote an article detailing some of the lessons they learned as a participant of the Partnership for Freedom’s first innovation challenge. Based in San Francisco, California, Caravan Studios is a division of TechSoup Global that […]

Launched Today: The Rethink Supply Chains Challenge

We are pleased to announce the launch of Rethink Supply Chains: The Tech Challenge to Fight Labor Trafficking, an innovation challenge that calls for technological solutions that identify and address labor trafficking in global supply chains for goods and services. The Challenge will award $500,000 in prizes and services. The Partnership for Freedom is a public-private partnership that […]

Humanity United, U.S. Government Agencies, and Private Donors Launch Competition to Combat Labor Trafficking

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Oct. 28, 2015 – Today, the Partnership for Freedom launched Rethink Supply Chains: The Tech Challenge to Fight Labor Trafficking, an innovation challenge that calls for technological solutions that identify and address labor trafficking in global supply chains for goods and services. The Challenge will award $500,000 in prizes and services. The […]

Announcing Rethink Supply Chains, the Second Innovation Challenge from Partnership for Freedom

Today we are excited to announce Rethink Supply Chains: The Tech Challenge to Combat Labor Trafficking at the 5th anniversary celebration of Challenge.gov. With $500,000 in prizes, the Challenge will launch this fall and calls for innovative technologies to identify and address labor trafficking in global supply chains for goods and services. Innovators will be […]

Winners Announced for the Partnership For Freedom’s “Reimagine: Opportunity” Innovation Challenge

Massachusetts General Hospital Freedom Clinic and Safe Shelter Collaborative to Receive $1.77 Million for Innovative Solutions to Strengthen Anti-Trafficking Efforts WASHINGTON, D.C. –The Partnership for Freedom (PFF), a public-private partnership led by Humanity United, U.S. government agencies and private donors to spur innovative solutions to confront the difficulties faced by survivors of modern-day slavery, today […]

Checking in with the Reimagine: Opportunity Challenge

It’s been an exciting few months for the Partnership for Freedom’s Reimagine: Opportunity challenge.  At our launch in September, the challenge sought creative ideas to address three critical issues faced by human trafficking survivors: sustainable housing; economic empowerment; and social services. By the close of the competition period, we received more than 160 entries from […]