Kaysie is the former Vice President for Policy and Strategic Initiatives at the UN Foundation, where she was responsible for coordinating policy issues across the organization and identifying new trends and opportunities for the Foundation to advance its mission. Kaysie also helped to stand up special initiatives such as the Business and Sustainable Development Commission and the World Benchmarking Alliance. Kaysie recently served as Head of Policy Planning and Special Advisor at the UN Foundation. Prior to that, she held the role of Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor to the U.S. Special Coordinator for the Sustainable Development Goals. Previously, she worked at the State Department on policy development and program design on conflict prevention and response. She has written extensively on multilateralism, the intersection of security and development, and conflict management.