Brittany Anthony is the Manager of Strategic Research at Polaris. In this role, she is responsible for the development and project management of Polaris's data driven typologies and additional analysis tools used to inform strategic interventions. Using a variety of internal and external datasets, survivor-focused research, and engagement with multi-disciplinary experts, she evaluates strategic areas for Polaris's focus and further action. She is the author of Polaris's groundbreaking report, The Typology of Modern Slavery: Defining Sex and Labor Trafficking in the United States, which identifies the 25 main types of human trafficking occurring in the U.S. Brittany joined Polaris in 2013 as a Call Specialist on the National Human Trafficking Hotline and has also served as the Senior Data Associate responsible for hotline data quality. Brittany has spent over a decade in the violence against women field where she developed particular focus in developing trauma-informed residential services for survivors of domestic and sexual violence, as well as community education and primary prevention.