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Charlotte Townsend

Charlotte Townsend

Campus Ambassador Program Coordinator
Campus Leadership Program | National Field Program

Charlotte Townsend serves as the Leadership Institute's Campus Ambassador Program Coordinator, mentoring 100+ of the best conservative student activists in the country per year in recruitment, activism, flagship LI training, and professional development.

Charlotte began her career in conservative politics on Capitol Hill in the office of Congressman Bob Good where she worked to advance individual liberties and prosperity for her home of Virginia's 5th Congressional District. Upon concluding her time on The Hill, she advised congressional offices on talent identification, vetting, and placement at Conservative Partnership Institute (CPI).

In January 2022, Charlotte joined LI as a Regional Field Coordinator, organizing conservative student activists on college campuses throughout North and South Carolina.

Charlotte graduated Magna Cum Laude from the College of Charleston in 2021. During her time on campus, she established a Network of enlightened Women (NeW) chapter, working to empower young women through conservative policies, professional development, and mentorship - her most beloved passion. In 2019, she received the honors of Chapter of the Year and the Enlightened Woman of the Year for her leadership.

Beyond campus, Charlotte has experience in grassroots campaigns and has served in various fellowships with The Heritage Foundation.

Charlotte was raised in southside Virginia and currently lives in Alexandria.

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