Katie Ford is the founder and CEO of Freedom For All (formerly The Katie Ford Foundation), an organization dedicated to the eradication of slavery. The not-for-profit foundation works with partners in India, Brazil, Ghana, the United States, and the Philippines. Their efforts focus on encouraging and facilitating systemic changes within these countries, freeing and advocating for enslaved victims, and supporting governments in their long-term strategies to improve justice, social welfare, and educational systems. She previously served as Global Ambassador for Free the Slaves.
Ford is the former CEO and Chairman of Ford Models. During her leadership, she expanded the agency with offices in France, Brazil, and Canada. In 2008, she resigned from Ford Models to focus on the abolition of slavery.more » « less