Kiki Pierce is a development coordinator at American Progress. Prior to joining American Progress, Pierce interned with the development teams at both NPR and the White House Historical Association. In college, they contributed to their university in multiple capacities, including serving as student body president and director of freshman orientation and founding a clothing exchange service project geared toward nonbinary and transgender members of the local community. Pierce received their bachelor’s degree in interpersonal communication with a minor in gender and sexuality studies from the University of Central Oklahoma.