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Speaker

Natalie Draisin

Title: Director, North American Office & UN Representative, FIA Foundation
NACTO Title: Speaker, Designing Cities Conference
Natalie Draisin

Natalie Draisin is the Director of the North American Office and the United Nations Representative for the FIA Foundation. She manages the Foundation’s grants in North America to achieve safe and sustainable mobility worldwide. At the UN, advocated for the inclusion of road safety in the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and secured language prioritizing a safe and healthy journey to school for all children in the UN Habitat III New Urban Agenda.

For the Transportation Research Board, she serves as co-chair of the safety culture subcommittee, and is a Board Member of the National Association of Women Highway Safety Leaders. Prior to joining the FIA Foundation, she worked with the WHO and National Transportation Safety Board. She has worked alongside Community Health Workers in Kenya, acted as a Leadership Fellow with the Pew Charitable Trusts, and cycled across the US to fundraise for cancer research. A Sommer Scholar, Natalie has an MPH/MBA from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and a BA in public health from Johns Hopkins University.