Natalie Foster

Co-Chair, Economic Security Project

Natalie Foster is the co-chair of the Economic Security Project, a fund to support exploration and experimentation of a guaranteed income, and an advisor to The Aspen Institute Future of Work Initiative.

In 2013, Natalie co-founded and launched to support people who work in the sharing economy. Prior, she was the CEO and co-founder of Rebuild the Dream, a platform for people–driven economic change, with Van Jones.

Previously, Natalie served as digital director for President Obama’s Organizing for America (OFA) and the Democratic National Committee. Natalie built the first digital department at the Sierra Club and served as the deputy organizing director for

She’s been awarded fellowships at Institute for the Future, Rockwood Leadership Institute, and New America California and is a regular commentator on “The Bottom Line” podcast with journalist Rick Wartzman.

Authored Content

  • Nov 27 2018
    Blog Post Modernizing Tax Credits to Provide True Economic Security Millions of Americans are feeling financial strain from the rising cost of living and stagnant wages. Nearly 40 percent of adults say they had trouble meeting basic needs last year, and more than half say they do not have enough savings to cover a $500 emergency expense. This includes people who are working—often more than […] Alyson Wise, Natalie Foster