layli miller-muro

layli miller-muro

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Founder, Executive Director

Layli Miller-Muro's keynotes reveal her dedication to social justice.

Miller-Muro is the founder of the Tahirih Justice Center, a non-profit organization that uses legal services and public policy to assist immigrant women and girls trying to escape situations of danger and violence through immigration. She founded the organization after a high-profile case in which she defended a woman fleeing genital mutilation and polygamous marriage. The 1997 case would go on to set a national precedent for using gender-based persecution as grounds for asylum. Miller-Muro funded the center using her share of the profits from a book she and her client co-authored, titled 'Do They Hear You When You Cry?'

Over the past decade, Miller-Muro has been tirelessly working to expand the Tajirih Justice Center, helping over 14,000 women in the process.

Featured Keynote

Justice For Women - Layli Miller-Muro's Ending Violence Talk Takes a Legal Perspective

Growing up in the south inspired Layli Miller-Muro’s interest in the justice system, an experience which she recounts in her ending violence talk. Her hyper-awareness of her own privilege and... is dedicated to finding the best keynote speakers, videos and ideas from around the world, founded by keynote speaker Jeremy Gutsche for those who love new ideas  [More]
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