Katie Parsons is a Project Manager with 270 Strategies. Prior to joining 270, she worked as International Project Manager and Assistant Program Director at The Climate Reality Project, founded by former Vice President Al Gore, where she coordinated the activities of more than 3,500 Climate Leaders based in 97 countries. Katie got her start in organizing as a Field Organizer and Regional GOTV Director for President Obama’s 2008 campaign.
She serves on the board of the European Institute of Democratic Participation based in the Netherlands. She is also a co-founder and advisory committee member of the Tocqueville Civil Society Challenge, a student innovation challenge that creates opportunities for next generation leaders in Europe to gain skills and mentoring from practicing professionals in the civil society sector.
Katie holds a masters degree in International Public Management from Sciences Po Paris, with a specialization in European and Russian political affairs. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Public Policy Studies from the University of Chicago.