Megan Sweas is a freelance journalist based in Los Angeles. She writes about social and economic justice issues and world religions and is author of Putting Education to Work: How Cristo Rey High Schools are Transforming Urban Education (Harper Collins, 2014). She previously was an editor at U.S. Catholic magazine. Sweas was an Annenberg Fellow at the University of Southern California, where she earned a master's degree in specialized journalism. She graduated from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.