ADMINISTRATIVE AND RESEARCH ASSISTANT
Originally from Chicago, Illinois, Claire Henriques has lived her passion for politics and social justice working on political campaigns across the country for the past three years. Most recently, she served as Political Outreach Coordinator for Jared Polis’s campaign for Governor of Colorado, leading the early field operations of the campaign. Prior to that, she was the Field Organizer for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign in Boulder, CO, where she recruited, trained, managed, and mobilized a team of over 100 volunteers to deliver key votes crucial to a Democratic victory in the state.
A 2016 Occidental College graduate in Political Science, Claire is continuing her social impact work in the grantmaking field. At Fundamental, she conducts research on emerging trends and opportunities in philanthropy, public policy, and politics to help inform the firm’s work. Her goal is to build an expertise working at the intersection of philanthropy, politics, business and law in order to drive deeper impact and spark positive societal change.