#434 Sharon Waxman, President & CEO of the Fair Labor Association

Through The Noise
March 26, 2019

#434 Sharon Waxman, President & CEO of the Fair Labor Association

Sharon Waxman and Ernesto Gluecksmann

Sharon Waxman has dedicated her career to tackling strategic and policy issues in the areas of international labor, human trafficking, refugee rights, and human security with services in the government, private and nonprofit sectors. Prior to joining the Fair Labor Association as president and CEO in 2015, Sharon was a vice president at the International Rescue Committee and served as deputy to the Undersecretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy and Human Rights. She spent a decade as the senior national security advisor to U.S. Senator Edward Kennedy (D-MA).

The Fair Labor Association combines the efforts of business, civil society organizations, and colleges and universities to protect workers and improve working conditions by promoting international standards and helping businesses meet them.


Edit: At 24:55, instead of Consumer Federation of America, Sharon Waxman meant to say National Consumers League.