Season 1, Episode 204: Nancy Hartwell – Author, International Human Trafficking Expert

Today’s guest is Nancy Hartwell. Nancy is an internationally recognized authority on human trafficking, particularly the 21st Century slave trade focused on the oil-rich countries of the Persian Gulf.

She grew up in Tampa, Florida, and earned a degree in International Relations from American U in Washington, DC. She married a prominent attorney from Cameroon and lived and worked in that country for 14 years. Upon her return to the US she wrote for 7 years for The Washington Post on Capitol Hill and was lead proposal writer for an international consulting company for 14 years.

The flagship book of Nancy’s Human Trafficking Series, Harem Slave, reached number 7 in All Fiction on Amazon (of nearly 3 million titles), and books two and three, Prince Ibrahim’s Favorite and Voices from the Harem are also perennial best-sellers.

Nancy has traveled to 44 countries and speaks more than a dozen languages. Presently, she is hard at work on a screenplay.

You can learn more about Nancy at her soon to be updated website

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