The US President Barack Obama has nominated human trafficking victim Harold D’Souza, as a member of the US Advisory Council on Human Trafficking.
”I am honoured that these talented individuals have decided to serve our country…..They bring their years of experience and expertise to this Administration, and I look forward to working with them", said the President Obama while nominating D'Souza and 10 others to the council. The Council provides advice and recommendations to the Senior Policy Operating Group and the President's Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons
"I am a survivor of labour trafficking and debt bondage and a dedicated advocate against human trafficking", Mr. D'Souza wrote on his LinkedIn page.
Mr. Harold d'Souza hails from Vadodara in Gujarat. He is currently serving as a Senior Supply Chain Associate for Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. He is also the founding member of the National Survivor Network and is active with End Slavery Cincinnati programme in the US. Earlier in his career, D'Souza had also served as a Sales Manager in India. He received an LLB and M.Com from the Maharaja Sayajirao University in Vadodara, India.