Posts by Sarah Ledesma

Webcast - Public Media Futures: The Future of Media Leadership

By Sarah Ledesma | June 10, 2013 0
On June 14, 2013 at 9 a.m. EDT/6 a.m. PDT USC Annenberg's Center on Communication Leadership & Policy, in partnership with the American University School of Communication presents the fifth installment of Public Media Futures Forum. The latest in an ongoing series of Public Media Futures forums will spotlight, "The...

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Cowan's 'Top Secret' debuts at Beijing's National Center for the Performing Arts

By Sarah Ledesma | June 4, 2013 0
At the invitation of Beijng's National Centre for the Performing Arts and sponsored in part by the U.S. Embassy in Beijing and the U.S. Department of State, L.A. Theatre Works (LATW) returns to China in June, 2013 with CCLP director Geoffrey Cowan's riveting historical drama, Top Secret: The Battle for...

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End Trafficking Symposium highlights CCLP's Technology & Human Trafficking initiative.

By Sarah Ledesma | May 1, 2013 0
On May 1-2, 2013, the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, the Advisory Council on Child Trafficking (ACCT) and the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women will host a symposium to address the needs of victims of child sex trafficking. Research director Mark Latonero will highlight USC Annenberg's Center on Communication...

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CCLP collaborates to set forth guidelines for technological interventions of human trafficking

By Sarah Ledesma | April 8, 2013 0
In 2011 and 2012 CCLP research director Mark Latonero published two pioneering reports on the role of technology in both facilitating and combatting human trafficking. The issue has been rising steadily on the agenda of policymakers and stakeholders in recent years. Most notably, President Obama and The White House...

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USC Annenberg report reveals mobile as new battleground in fight against sex trafficking

By Sarah Ledesma | November 13, 2012 0
November 13, 2012 - Mobile phones and devices are now being used to traffic minors for commercial sex in the United States. They are among numerous digital channels - including popular social networking sites and online classifieds - facilitating the exploitation of children, according to a newly published report...

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USAID, CCLP call for students to address human trafficking online

By Sarah Ledesma | October 26, 2012 0
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is tapping tech-savvy students to combat one of the most complex human rights issues of the  21st Century - human trafficking.  On Wednesday, October 24, the agency launched, its Counter Trafficking in Persons (C-TIP) Campus Challenge. The initiative calls on university students to develop...

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Live presidential debate screening gathers record numbers of the USC community

By Sarah Ledesma | October 4, 2012 0
Record crowds assembled at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism for the election season's first presidential debate, held on October 3, 2012. The USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership & Policy, in partnership with Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics, welcomed over 350 members of the USC community throughout...

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Public Media Futures forum acknowledges the challenge of online content management

By Sarah Ledesma | October 2, 2012 1
On September 20, 2012 the USC Annenberg's Center on Communication Leadership & Policy, in partnership with the American University School of Communication and presented the fourth installment of Public Media Futures forum at Bloomberg's offices in San Francisco, CA. The fourth installment of Public Media Future's highlighted news content...

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White House highlights efforts to engage technology in fight against trafficking

By Sarah Ledesma | September 25, 2012 0
President Barack Obama took major action to bolster efforts to combat human trafficking on Tuesday, September 25, 2012. He announced new measures during an address to the Clinton Global Initiative, including an executive order that incorporates key research from USC Annenberg's Center on Communication Leadership & Policy conducted by a...

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Webcast: Public Media Futures Forum (San Francisco, CA)

By Sarah Ledesma | September 18, 2012 0
The USC Center for Communication Leadership & Policy proudly presents the fourth in a series of forums on the future of public broadcasting - and the first one in San Francisco - on Thursday morning, September 20, from 8 a.m. to 12 noon PST....

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About Sarah Ledesma


Web Content Coordiantor Sarah Ledesma is the Web & IT coordinator at the USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership & Policy (CCLP). Her primary role at the center is to effectively curate and coordinate content related to CCLP's research initiatives and effectively disperse said information a ...

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