Jody Haskin

Program Director:

Jody Haskin (she/her/hers) is the Program Director and Anti-Trafficking Specialist at IOFA. Jody has worked to support and lead various anti-trafficking programs for IOFA since 2013.  Currently, Jody leads the Training and Technical Assistance initiative funded through the Department of Justice Office on Violence against Women. Jody has trained both professionals and community leaders on the commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSE) and child labor trafficking through the Asian American Trafficking Outreach Project (AATOP) in Chicago, and has contributed to curricula and handbook development to guide child welfare professionals in identifying and responding to child trafficking for the New York Office of Children and Family Services. Jody graduated from the Josef Korbel School of International Studies (JKSIS) at the University of Denver with a Master’s degree in International Human Rights with a concentration in Human Trafficking and Public Policy. While attending JKSIS, Jody was a member of the Human Trafficking Center, in which she completed research on human trafficking in Canada, as well as its effects on the security of the U.S. and Canadian border. Jody was also a Fellow at Polaris in Washington D.C., where she worked to support the training and technical assistance department in its human trafficking trainings to community members, law enforcement, and the hotel industry. Jody’s foundation of her passion for social justice and human rights stems from her education in Social Work at Western Michigan University.