Katie Velasco

Rare, Center for Behavior & the Environment
Director of Operations & Engagement
Arlington, VA

Katie works to build demand for applying behavioral science to sustainability challenges worldwide, including leading the Solution Search program and managing external engagements, partnerships and podiums. Katie holds an MBA with honors from Georgetown University and a BBA with a minor in Sociology from the College of William and Mary. Prior to joining Rare, she consulted with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on engaging local leaders to create healthy indoor environments.

Katie’s proudest career achievement is serving as a writer for well-known comedians who have partnered with Rare at various events (and told her that the jokes were funny!).

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