SWAN's Harms of Anti-Trafficking Project was launched on 25 October 2020 via a global online event and included a panel discussion moderated by Alison Clancey, and featuring four leaders in the global discourse about ethical approaches to addressing human trafficking: Dr. Kamala Kempadoo, Dr. Tamara O'Doherty, Dr. Annalee Lepp and Dr. Joel Quirk.
SWAN Executive Director
An avid traveller and academic, Alison's extensive experience providing front-line service and advocacy to sex workers fuels her passions for community education, advocacy and policy reform. Her primary research interests include critical discourse analysis of human trafficking perspectives.
Alison holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor and Masters of Social Work, and is known for her engaging facilitation, community presentations and strategic leadership. She has been involved with SWAN Vancouver since 2009 and has held her current role as Executive Director since 2014.