Carri Twigg

Producer and Political Strategist

With refreshing transparency, Carri Twigg offers a unique millennial voice at the intersection of politics and pop culture. Few individuals sit at that intersection with both expertise and experience – Twigg is one of the few. In fact, she thrives there after spending 10 years in politics and government and 5 years deeply immersed in cultural construction.

Her perceptions are coupled with the prowess of a master storyteller. Whether she was harnessing the power of a personal story to help get governors and presidents elected, or transitioning a media brand into a new audience, or developing and producing premium doc series, Twigg understands that our ability to tell stories is our power.

Whether looking to inspire, provoke, or educate, Twigg is an insightful speaker who has a nuanced understanding of our present cultural and political moment – what’s happening, what’s coming, and how we should embrace it.

BIO

Carri Twigg is a media influencer, producer, and strategist. Having served on multiple teams in Obama’s administration, Twigg now guides companies, causes, and individuals towards making an impact on issues affecting America. Since leaving DC, she’s built and consulted on strategic cultural movements, including California’s Schools Not Prisons Tour and the Mass Bail Out project - the largest bailout in American history, helping to secure the release of over 250 inmates being held on Riker's Island. Twigg also helped strategize the creative community engagement in support of Save The Day PAC, a project by Joss Whedon focused on the 2016 elections. As a multi-faceted talent, she continues to consult on cultural initiatives and attack issues affecting our communities, both on and off camera.

Twigg makes it her responsibility to discuss Pluralism in society, and help to build bridges over the gaps in culture and community. Twigg has appeared on a myriad of programs to spread that mission, including MTV, VH1’s #BehindTheVote, Complex News, NowThis and beyond. She has also contributed to :ATTN, The Young Turks, AwesomenessTV, and Refinery29.

Twigg served as Special Assistant to President Obama during his administration, overseeing White House efforts to protect the rights of working Americans. She also served as Director of Public Engagement for Vice President Biden. In that role, Twigg was a senior advisor to the Vice President and crafted his public-facing work on behalf of the administration. Additionally, Twigg spearheaded several White House projects in collaboration with the creative community, helping to expand the cultural competencies of the White House beyond its previous dimensions.

Twigg is currently a Partner and Head of Development at Fictionless Films, where she crafts content to help discuss and ultimately solve cultural issues confronting America.

Carri Twigg is a media influencer, producer, and strategist. Having served on multiple teams in Obama’s administration, Twigg now guides companies, causes, and individuals towards making an impact on issues affecting America. Since leaving DC, she’s built and consulted on strategic cultural movements, including California’s Schools Not Prisons Tour and the Mass Bail Out project - the largest bailout in American history, helping to secure the release of over 250 inmates being held on Riker's Island. Twigg also helped strategize the creative community engagement in support of Save The Day PAC, a project by Joss Whedon focused on the 2016 elections. As a multi-faceted talent, she continues to consult on cultural initiatives and attack issues affecting our communities, both on and off camera.

Twigg makes it her responsibility to discuss Pluralism in society, and help to build bridges over the gaps in culture and community. Twigg has appeared on a myriad of programs to spread that mission, including MTV, VH1’s #BehindTheVote, Complex News, NowThis and beyond. She has also contributed to :ATTN, The Young Turks, AwesomenessTV, and Refinery29.

Twigg served as Special Assistant to President Obama during his administration, overseeing White House efforts to protect the rights of working Americans. She also served as Director of Public Engagement for Vice President Biden. In that role, Twigg was a senior advisor to the Vice President and crafted his public-facing work on behalf of the administration. Additionally, Twigg spearheaded several White House projects in collaboration with the creative community, helping to expand the cultural competencies of the White House beyond its previous dimensions.

Twigg is currently a Partner and Head of Development at Fictionless Films, where she crafts content to help discuss and ultimately solve cultural issues confronting America.

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SPEECH TOPICS

The Power of Storytelling

Intersection of Pop Culture and Politics

Civics Belongs in Your Wellness Routine

Why A Serial Overachiever Thinks You Should Consider Quitting Your Job