F is for Fraud

In early 2013, I was hired as a Project Manager for Children’s Organization of Southeast Asia (COSA). I had been in-country for two years at that point. For 15 months, I worked as the International Department Coordinator for DEPDC – Thailand’s longest-standing anti-trafficking NGO. When my contract with DEPDC was up, I moved from Mae Sai […]

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Thailand Got Served, Part I

For fourteen years the US Department of State has issued an annual report on trafficking entitled the Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP Report). The report is meant to serve as a diplomatic tool in engaging foreign governments on human trafficking. It is also, for better or worse, the world’s most comprehensive resource on governmental anti-trafficking efforts and serves a […]

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Hiatus

How is it possible that six months have lapsed since my last entry? Oh, right. I had a baby. I gave birth to a beautiful baby boy on 8 April and fell head over heels into BabyLand where I’ve spent the last several months adjusting to motherhood and a newborn. Priorities shifted. Free time diminished. […]

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New Photo Campaign

Digital Nomads have recently launched a new human rights photo campaign being shot simultaneously in Thailand and the US. We launched the campaign to promote our documentary film, to engage our communities and build our audience as we finalize the pre-production phase of the film and attempt to secure funding. A big thank you to […]

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Hit the Ground Running

I’m honored to be speaking for the Business and Professional Women’s Foundation tomorrow night at 7 p.m. at 140 W. Pine (City Council Chambers) in my hometown. Come take a photographic journey with me through my last three years working in human rights in Southeast Asia. We’ll journey to Bangkok’s red light districts, remote villages in […]

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Full Circle

992 days, seven countries, two passports, dozens of visa runs, countless experiences, new friends from all over the world — Zambia, Republic of Congo, Germany, Ireland, South Africa, Russia, Canada, England, Turkey, Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia and Spain — to name a few. Numerous challenges and rewards beyond what I could’ve ever imagined. I embarked on […]

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Er’day We’re Hustlin’

It’s been a month or so since my last confession. I’ve been living in Bangkok for nearly four months and so much has happened in such a short time. Digital Nomads have been busy little bees – first launching our Indiegogo Campaign, pushing it out to the masses, and raising not quite half of our […]

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