About ICF

Ashley Garrett

Practice Lead, Human Trafficking
Ashley is a human trafficking expert with more than 20 years of experience designing and delivering training, technical assistance, and direct service programs around the world.

Ashley leads strategic planning, business development, and corporate oversight to support our domestic and international response to human trafficking. She partners with governments, health care and behavioral health systems, non-governmental organizations, and the private sector to identify and respond to the needs of all trafficked individuals and address the root causes that make individuals, families, and communities at risk of trafficking.

Ashley is the founding director of the National Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance Center for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Trafficking in Persons. She builds and delivers technical assistance and training to over 50,000 individuals annually. Ninety percent of NHTTAC training recipients report high or very high confidence in their ability to identify and respond to human trafficking. Previously, Ashley served as the human trafficking lead at the Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center; the human trafficking victim assistance national program manager at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security Investigations; and the regional coordinator for the International Organization for Migration.

  • M.P.A., International Management, Monterey Institute of International Sciences
  • B.S., Political Science, University of Colorado