Olivia is Manager, Office of the President and Board Liaison for the Institute for Women’s Policy Research. She brings more than five years of experience in frontline service and policy research related to gender-based violence, economic equity, and feminist advocacy. Olivia has worked at the Colorado State Senate, Denver’s Family Violence Center, the Rape Crisis Center of Denver, and Promundo. She also served in the U.S. Peace Corps in Peru, working with the Ministry of Women, and completed ethnographic research on gendered economics in Argentina. Olivia received her B.A. from the University of Denver, where she won the Pioneer Award for co-founding a fund to cover the financial costs of gender-based violence. She received her M.Sc. from the Gender Institute at the London School of Economics. Her research, focusing on intimate partner violence and democratic elections, won a departmental prize for Best Overall Performance.