Executive Director, Civic Health Project
As the executive director of Civic Health Project, Kristin Hansen is dedicated to accelerating the efforts of academics and practitioners who seek to reduce polarization and improve civil discourse in our citizenry, politics, and media.
In addition to her role at Civic Health Project, Hansen serves as an advisory board member for AllSides, Listen First Project, and Business for America. She also serves as a year-round lecturer in strategic communications at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Prior to her current work in civil discourse, Hansen held senior executive roles at IBM, Intel, and multiple start-up software companies. She holds a bachelor’s in political science and a master’s in international policy studies from Stanford University, and a master of business administration from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.