Natalie Foster

Natalie Foster

Fellow, Future of Work Initiative, Economic Opportunities Program

Natalie Foster is a fellow for the Institute’s Future of Work Initiative.

Natalie Foster is the president and co-founder of the Economic Security Project, a network dedicated to advancing a guaranteed income in America and reining in the unprecedented concentration of corporate power, and she is a senior fellow at the Aspen Institute Future of Work Initiative. Prior to that, she was the CEO and co-founder of Rebuild the Dream, a platform for people-driven economic change, with Van Jones.

Foster served as digital director for President Obama’s Organizing for America and the Democratic National Committee. She built the first digital department at the Sierra Club and served as the deputy organizing director for She’s been awarded fellowships at the Institute for the Future, Rockwood Leadership Institute, and New America California, and is a board member of the California Budget and Policy Center, the global foundation, and Liberation in a Generation, a project to close the racial wealth gap.

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