NRI human trafficking victim appointed to key US post

INGENhdsouzaPresident Barack Obama has nominated human trafficking victim Harold D’Souza, as a member of the US Advisory Council on Human Trafficking.

D’Souza who hails from Vadodara, Gujarat, is currently a Senior Supply Chain Associate for Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. He is also a founding member of the National Survivor Network and is active with End Slavery Cincinnati.

Earlier in his career he was a Sales Manager in India. He received an LLB and M Com from Maharaja Sayajirao University in Vadodara.

This year the Greater Cincinnati Human trafficking Conference 2015 invited him to be an advocate for creating awareness about human trafficking in the community.

D’Souza wrote that he is a survivor of labour trafficking and debt bondage and a dedicated advocate against human trafficking. His personal philosophy is to fix the problem and not continuing cycles of blame. He shows this attitude by serving individuals in the Greater Cincinnati area through community service.