CBU's School of Behavioral Sciences hosts Jeremy Vallerand's lecture, The Global Fight Against Human Trafficking, part of the 2015-2016 Culture and Justice Lecture Series on September 17, 2015 from 6pm-8pm in the School of Business building's Innovators Auditorium.
Jeremy Vallerand is the President and CEO of Rescue: Freedom International, a non-profit organization that works around the world to empower the rescue and restoration of those suffering in sexual slavery. He has an undergraduate degree in Business from Trinity Western University in British Columbia, Canada and a graduate degree in Diplomacy from Oxford University in the UK. As an entrepreneur and consultant, he has worked with numerous Fortune 100 companies, global NGOs and start-up ventures. Jeremy also worked in Washington DC to help coordinate the National Prayer Breakfast, serving as a liaison to the US Congress, the White House, and foreign dignitaries. Jeremy frequently speaks to students, companies and faith communities about humanitarianism, human trafficking, leadership, and the importance of intergenerational relationships. He is an avid outdoorsman, outdoor gear tester, and the cofounder of Climb for Captives, an initiative that utilizes mountain climbing to combat human trafficking. Jeremy lives in Seattle with his wife, Maren, and their two children.
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