Jane Nady Sigmon, Ph.D., serves as Senior Coordinator for International Programs in the U.S. State Department’s Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons. She is responsible for managing grant programs to combat human trafficking worldwide. She joined the State Department in June 2000 as the agency’s first victim assistance specialist in the Bureau of Consular Affairs, Office of Overseas Citizens Services. She is the former director of the Office for Victims of Crime in the US Department of Justice and Associate Commissioner of the US Children's Bureau. She also has 10 years experience working with children and families in public health and school settings as a school psychologist and learning disabilities specialist. Dr. Sigmon received her doctorate from Duke University, her master's degree from Boston University, and her bachelor's degree from Albertus Magnus College in New Haven, CT.