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Fulbright Award Helps UGA Researcher Improve Outcomes Of Child Trafficking Survivors In Sierra Leone

Elyssa Schroeder, a predoctoral fellow with the University of Georgia’s Center on Human Trafficking Research & Outreach is the recipient of a 2022 Fulbright Research Grant. The award enables the School of Social Work doctoral candidate to further her dissertation research on improving outcomes for survivors of child labor trafficking in Sierra Leone.