Jan Edwards CEO of Paving the Way – Advocate Against Human Trafficking

Jan Edwards

Jan Edwards

CEO of Paving the Way


Jan Edwards is the founder and CEO of Paving the Way, an organization committed to being a fierce disruption in the cycle of child trafficking around the globe. This is accomplished through educational and training programs that empower communities to break the cycle. Jan spent over 25 years as an executive in sales and marketing working with organizations like Time Warner, Bright House, the United Nations and other international groups, before taking on the worldwide initiative to prevent children from becoming victims of this silent crime. She’s been featured in the Huffington Post, Marie Claire UK, on iHeart Radio as an expert in prevention and was recently awarded Humanitarian of the Year.

Jan is also the writer and producer of the award-winning film, Trapped in the Trade, which was featured on CNN.