This morning, Bloomberg News published an article on Praescient’s work analyzing sex trafficking surrounding the 2014 Super Bowl, “Super Bowl Prostitution Digitally Mapped by Data Trackers.” This project is a prime example of how pairing an engineer and analyst truly maximizes our ability to shift through and find meaning in big data that empowers decision making and saves lives.
Human trafficking is a criminal epidemic that disrupts the lives of millions of women, children, and their families. In order to study the impact of the 2014 Super Bowl on the sex trafficking cycle, Praescient is partnering with the Arizona State University School of Social Work and The McCain Institute.
Check out the full article here: Super Bowl Prostitution Digitally Mapped by Data Trackers.
You can also watch a video recap of the coverage, featuring comments from Praescient CEO Katie Crotty and Analyst Jon Larkin, here: Super Bowl Prostitution Tracked by Defense Software.
Lastly, you can learn more our anti-trafficking workflows in a recently produced demo video: An Analytical Approach to Stopping Human Trafficking.