Sarah Southey serves as a human trafficking Program Assistant at the McCain Institute for International Leadership. In this role, she supports the team in Texas to combat forced labor in the agricultural sector.

Before joining the McCain Institute for International Leadership, Sarah was a legal and outreach intern at a labor rights organization in Mexico City, Centro de los Derechos del Migrante.  While living in Mexico City, Sarah also interned at Case Refugiados as a Community Integration Program Assistant, helping people seeking asylum from Central America find employment.

Sarah originally hails from Toronto, Canada. Much of her family, however, is based in Oklahoma. She graduated from McGill University with a BSc, double majoring in Physiology and Latin-American Studies.