Our Team

 
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Deborah Agustoni

Founder & CEO

Deborah is a social entrepreneur and a human rights activist. She dedicated the last 10 years studying the issue of human trafficking and working on counter-trafficking measures at places like the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

Prior to her work at the United Nations, she worked at a renowned European private institute for health. There, she successfully managed the health institute while gaining knowledge and experience in natural therapies and skincare based on Chinese medicine.

Deborah founded Aurore to deliver a new and sustainable solution to combat the complex issue of human trafficking. Her focus is on empowering trafficking survivors and at risk individuals through giving work and directly tackling one of the root causes of human trafficking in developing countries like Cambodia. She adopts a bottom-up approach to help decrease the incidence of human trafficking by building stronger communities.

She holds a BA in Conflict Analysis and Resolution from George Mason University and a MA in Social Enterprise from the School of International Service at American University.

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Erin Price

Chief Operations Officer

Erin is passionate about creating lasting, positive change in the world. Her interest in social justice issues propelled her career in nonprofit management and has since inspired her transition into social entrepreneurship.

She brings four years of experience working with nonprofit organizations and professional associations, with a special focus on corporate partnerships and sales. Erin is a firm believer in the power of cross-sector collaboration to deliver innovative solutions for complex problems.

Erin holds a BS in Psychology from the University of Mary Washington and MPA from American University's School of Public Affairs.

 
 
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Tracy Chen

Business Development & Operations Intern

Tracy is currently a rising senior at Amherst College pursuing a B.A. in Economics and Psychology. As an individual with many interests, she is also on the women's swimming team and the Amherst College Blue Stockings A cappella group. She recently studied abroad in Milan, Italy, where she fulfilled her desire to travel and learn more about the world through experiencing new cultures, cuisines, languages, and perspectives. 

As a skincare-obsessed individual, Tracy has extensive knowledge about the latest products and trends. With a specific interest in natural skincare, and a passion for making the world a better place, she aspires to continue to advance Aurore's vision of empowerment through empowering people to feel and look their best while making a tangible impact on the lives of many in Cambodia.

As Aurore's Business Development & Operations Intern, Tracy hopes to help Aurore grow through taking on responsibility to increase the brand's visibility and ensure an ethical supply chain, among others. 

As an individual who sees all that is beautiful in life and believes in the unlimited potential of humanity, Tracy works to support Aurore realize the beauty and potential in every individual.