Natalie Papillion is a strategist, researcher and organizer with over a decade of experience building momentum behind brands, causes and candidates. Most recently, Natalie founded The Equity Organization, a not-for-profit organization that works with lawmakers, public officials and community organizers to advance just, effective and equitable cannabis policies and related criminal justice reforms. Prior to her role at The Equity Organization, Natalie worked has in both the social and business sectors, including various strategy, marketing and operations leadership roles at Google, Rent the Runway and The Future of Storytelling. She also serves as a writer, researcher and curator for academic and mass-market publications, including her forthcoming history “Reefer Madness: The Roots of Drug Prohibition in America”. Natalie is a graduate of Yale University.