is the senior labor analyst at Transparentem
, a nonprofit that works to expose environmental and human rights abuses in global supply chains. She investigates where and how companies source their products, looking for abuses such as forced labor, child labor and human trafficking.
Prior to joining Transparentem, Ahluwalia served in the U.S. Department of State for nearly a decade, where she helped develop and implement human rights policy across Asia, North Africa and the Middle East. In the department’s Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, she advised senior U.S. and foreign officials on policies and programs; produced country assessments for the annual Trafficking in Persons Report; and exposed previously hidden forms of forced labor.