Everybody with the American Dream has high aspirations and goals to be achieved. Evelyn Chumbow left Cameroon about 25 years ago and immigrated to the US hoping to get a better education, better life and hence achieve her American dream goals. She rather found herself been forced to cook, clean, and look after the guardian’s young children with no pay. Enslaved and abused for eight years, she was cut off from her family and never went to school.
Like Pastor Charles R. Swindoll Said “Life is 10% what happens to You and 90% how you react to it.”Evelyn Chumbow has beaten all odds, turn the table around and is now a renowned anti-trafficking activist with dreams of bringing change to the world and giving better opportunities to survivors worldwide. In 2015, former President Barack Obama nominated her and she was appointed to the United States Advisory Council on Human Trafficking. As a member of the Council, Evelyn advises the President’s Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (PITF). She is also Project Assistant at the largest Law Firm in the world; Baker McKenzie law firm. She also serves as an ambassador for the ICE Foundation’s Granting Courage Initiative which assists survivors of human trafficking, Featured in New York’s New Abolitionists, a book of portraits of women and men committed to ending human trafficking in New York and globally.
Today, She is a feisty and dynamic anti-trafficking activist who has featured on CNN, BBC, ABC etc and she now travels around the world telling her stories and advocating for other survivors. She is also a mother of one, Evelyn is a huge inspiration to millions of victims worldwide.