Director, Human Trafficking Research Initiative

Jeni Sorensen is a human trafficking specialist with 20 years of experience designing and managing programs to combat human trafficking in the U.S. and around the world. She currently serves as Director of IPA’s Human Trafficking Research Initiative, which fosters partnerships between researchers and program implementers to build and carry out rigorous research studies. Previously, Jeni served as Director of Winrock International’s Human Trafficking and Safe Migration programs, where she oversaw a $70 million portfolio of counter-trafficking programs in Asia and Latin America. Jeni holds a BA from the University of Texas at Austin and an MPP from Georgetown University.