Caroline Swaller is a Research Analyst for True Global Intelligence at FleishmanHillard where she conducts qualitative and quantitative research for a variety of clients across diverse market sectors. She received her dual Masters in Public Policy and Masters in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program at the Heller School for Social Policy at Brandeis University in May of 2017. While at the Heller School, Caroline worked under Anita Hill to complete a policy change and implementation recommendation for the re-structuring of sexual assault complaints at Brandeis University. Caroline also focused her research on labor policies effects on women and mothers, having her Op-Ed “The Mommy Economy” published in the Huffington Post. Her master’s thesis examined the care penalty as a negative externality and example of market failure in the United States and researched both political and philosophical measures to bring value to care work in America.
Caroline previously worked as a Research Consultant for the Institute on Assets and Social Policy on the Family, Friends, and Neighbors project in Bangor, Maine. She conducted qualitative and quantitative research on barriers to childcare for low-income and at-risk families. Between graduate school years, Caroline was a Workplace Policy Researcher with the National Partnership for Women & Families in Washington D.C. where she authored two cliterature reviews on paid leave trends in America, Australia, Canada, and the U.K, and on the racialized aspects of the women’s wealth gap. Caroline also worked as a lobbyist for the FAMILY Act and the Paid Sick Days bill.
Post-undergraduate (2013) at Denison University, Caroline completed a term of service with Americorps NCCC, FEMA Corps. Caroline was a Digital Communications Specialist for FEMA and specialized in trauma-oriented communications and care. While working with FEMA, she authored a White Paper arguing for a re-design of FEMA Disaster Assistance web pages to be more conducive with trauma literature and effects on human intellect and emotional capacity following survival of a natural disaster. Caroline has also worked in digital marketing for private D.C. based company GovLoop (Facebook for Govies) where she was a social media manager.