Natalie Winston is a Project Coordinator in WRI's Center for Equitable Development. She leads operations and financial management for the Gender Equity Practice and Land and Resource Rights initiative within the Equity Center.

Prior to joining WRI, Natalie worked as a contractor in the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Foreign Assistance, where she coordinated a diverse portfolio of U.S. foreign aid for programs related to climate change, environment, education, gender, and international organizations. Natalie also previously worked as a contractor in the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Office of Food for Peace, where she supported the monitoring, evaluation, and oversight of agriculture and food security programs in more than 55 countries.

Natalie holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Minnesota—Twin Cities.

In her free time, Natalie is an avid figure skating fan and enjoys traveling, baking, riding horses, and reading.