Tahirih Justice Center
Casey Swegman is a nationally-recognized expert on the issue of forced marriage in the U.S. As the Forced Marriage Initiative Project Manager at Tahirih Justice Center, Ms. Swegman provides direct social services to individuals facing forced marriages, fields technical assistance requests nationally, and chairs the national Forced Marriage Working Group. Ms. Swegman was the principle content drafter and developer of preventforcedmarriage.org, and she engages in extensive domestic and international outreach and training on this issue. She also serves as a liaison to agencies and service providers in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. She has presented at numerous national conferences and has been interviewed by NPR, Reuters, PBS News Hour, and the Houston Chronicle, among others.