Natalie works on the higher education programs at Educate Texas, where she leads and supports the planning, implementation and evaluation of initiatives aiming to increase postsecondary access and success for students throughout Texas.
Prior to joining CFT in 2016, Natalie supervised a team of AmeriCorps Members as a Program Manager at City Year San Jose/Silicon Valley. She served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Nicaragua, where she trained English teachers and led education and youth development projects.
She started her career in PR and communications after graduating from Ohio University with a bachelor's degree in journalism.
Favorite Aspect of CFT
"My favorite part is contributing to increasing educational access and equity for our communities and learning from colleagues and partners."
"Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud."
— Maya Angelou