Carol Lautier joined Demos in 2017 as the Partnerships Manager and is now Director of the Movement Building team. Carol leads our partnerships work, including the Inclusive Democracy Project, and supports grassroots partner organizations through facilitation, subgrants, and leadership development. She also leads critical conversations about organizing strategies to build power with communities of color and working-class communities working to achieve an inclusive, multiracial democracy.

Carol has a B.A. in Women’s Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an M.A. in African American Studies from Columbia University. Her academic research focused on the politics of race, sexuality, and the Christian identity. Carol earned a Ph.D. in American Studies from the George Washington University in 2018.