Katie Crisalli

Associate Director for Foundation Relations, Strategic Planning
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Katie Crisalli

Katie Crisalli joined the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in December of 2023 as associate director for foundation relations in the Office of Development. In this role, she leads efforts to strategically build relationships with and strengthen support from foundations to advance the Center’s institutional goals and objectives. Prior to joining CSIS, she served in a variety of program, grant management, and resource development-related roles at CARE, most recently as a program specialist, where she managed a large food and nutrition program supporting small-scale female farmers around the globe. Her career also includes experiences in disaster management consulting, social impact entrepreneurship, and creative marketing and advertising at Creative Artists Agency and Universal Pictures. Katie holds an MPS in emergency and disaster management from Georgetown University and a BA in media production with a minor in marketing from Pepperdine University.