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Cat Lazaroff
Managing Program Director
It’s not just about making new connections – it’s also about finding the connections that already exist.
Washington, D.C.
(202) 965-6383


Cat has over seventeen years of communication and writing experience around conservation and public health issues. She conceived of Resource Media’s Women at the Center website, which helps build bridges between the on reproductive health and rights and conservation communities. Cat also leads Resource Media’s work on energy efficiency, promoting good messaging and images at the city, state and national level. Cat particularly likes working with partners to boost their communications skills, and helping to devise smart strategies to promote tough issues.

Highlights & Background

Never let anyone tell you your liberal arts degree might go to waste! Cat’s background in the brain science of communications started as an undergrad, where her coursework covered everything from comparative philosophies to neurochemistry and cognitive psychology. Cat started talking about environmental and public health issues as an environmental reporter for outlets including Greenwire and Audubon magazine. Before joining Resource Media in 2012, Cat led communications teams at Earthjustice and Defenders of Wildlife.