Meet Our Trainers
Ryanne Olsen is the Training and Curriculum Director at Emerge. She has personally trained over five hundred women on topics including campaign strategy, field, messaging, fundraising, and preparing oneself to run. She comes to Emerge after serving as the Executive Director of Emerge Massachusetts for almost three years. As Executive Director, Ryanne also increased the resources of the organization, raising a surplus every year and raising over $405,000 during her tenure. The Emerge Massachusetts alumnae won 72% of their races in the 2017 election cycle.
Prior to her time at Emerge Massachusetts, Ryanne worked the Public Policy Field Organizer for Massachusetts Coalition for Adult Education. Ryanne also has a deep history in political campaigns, serving on races from City Alderman to U.S. Senate. Ryanne graduated from Northeastern University, summa cum laude with a dual degree in Political Science and Communications.