What an amazing Inagural Clinton Global Initiative-CGI Alumni reunion at Cornell NYC. Nice to reconnect with friends in the struggle Ebin Joshua and Joshua Hellinger. Most importantly to meet a fellow Ugandan Agnes Igoya, with an Incredible life journey. She was a victim of human trafficking when she was 14years old,by the notorious LRA. She has gone on to lead a Global Campaign aganist Human trafficking and advise the Ugandan Government. She shared staggering statistics;1 out of every 4 trafficked humans, is a child! More about Agnes;

Agnes Igoye escaped human traffickers at 14, when the Lord’s Resistance Army raided her village in search of virgins. For her CGI U Commitment to action, she built a center to serve survivors of human trafficking in Uganda, trained over 3000 law enforcement and fundraised for and delivered over 92,000 textbooks to educate vulnerable children. She is an Aspen New Voices Fellow and contributes to teach an online child protection course at Harvard University. Agnes is a Harvard Kennedy School Mid-Career Master in Public Administration (MC/MPA) graduate, a 2010/11 Fulbright/Hubert Humphrey Fellow (University of Minnesota) and studied Forced Migration at the University of Oxford. Agnes received a Global Development and Social Justice Certification with a special session with President Jimmy Carter at Emory University. One of New African Magazine’ 100 most influential Africans in 2015, Agnes is a recipient of several awards including the Diane Von Furstenberg (DVF) International Award; The Josephine S. Vernon award-Harvard Kennedy School; University of Minnesota’s Distinguished Leadership Award for Internationals; Global Freedom Exchange Award from Vital Voices and Hilton Worldwide Global Partnership and the 2017 CGI U Alumni Honor Roll.