Olivia joined the Children’s Law Center in July 2020 as the Development team’s Major Gift Officer. In her role, she works to grow CLC’s network of support so that every child in DC can grow up with a loving family, good health, and a quality education. Prior to joining the team, she worked the campaign circuit, getting her start on President Obama’s reelection campaign at OFA’s Chicago headquarters. Since then, she has fundraised for a number of political candidates at the congressional, gubernatorial, and presidential levels, serving on four competitive races and helping to secure tens of millions of dollars for progressive campaigns. Throughout her career and education she has sought to serve children and young adults, working with high schoolers in Altgeld Gardens, a public housing project on Chicago's South Side, on original social science research, helping to connect underserved student populations in Chicago to opportunities in STEM education, and mentoring elementary school students in North Adams, MA.