Wonder Foundation is delighted to be working with the Centre for the Study of Modern Slavery to deliver a FREE event for young people on combating slavery.
The SEE-ME Anti-Slavery Day is an interactive conference for young people between the ages of 16-25. The day will be hosted at St Mary’s University on the 18th of October from 10am to 4pm.
Throughout the conference, participants will have the opportunity to learn from multiple expert speakers and participate in engaging workshops in partnership with the likeminded young people who participated in the SEE-ME week-long training workshop, 'How to Create Change Workshops'.
We would be delighted to welcome groups from schools or youth groups as well as individuals.
Individuals should register online here
If you would like to bring a group, please email us. School groups will need to be accompanied by an appropriate ratio of adults.
UPDATE: SPEAKER BIOS
Fr Mark Odion
Hailing from Edo, Nigeria he is African Project Coordinator for the Santa Marta Group, assitting the UK and Nigerian Catholic Bishops in preventing trafficking. He has developed an agribusiness strategy known as GrowEdo to empower young people in the areas where trafficking is endemic and works closely with UK Nigerian communities to raise awareness of trafficking and modern slavery.
Garry has spent over 20 years working at a senior level in the charity sector and is now ChiefExecutive of the Medaille Trust, one of the largest providers of specialist safe houses for victims of modern slavery in the world.
Mary Honeyball MEP
MEP representing London in the European Parliament and Labour spokesperson for women's rights and gender equality, Mary has contributed to key advances in combating sex trafficking and child exploitation.
Dr. Carole Murphy
Carole is a senior lecturer and renowned researcher at the Centre for the Study of Modern Slavery, St Mary's University. She leads the academic field in human trafficking, examining policing, rescue, rehabilitation and reintegration.
DS Helene Miller is a Detective Sergeant with the Modern Slavery and Kidnapping Unit at the Metropolitan Police. This unit specialises in the identification and recovery of Modern Slavery victims as well as the collection of evidence for prosecution of human traffickers and slave captors.