Caroline Gasparini is passionate about using strategic communications and storytelling to advocate for an equitable and just society. At Spitfire, Caroline provides writing, research and media relations support to clients working on a range of issues, from criminal justice reform to education policy to technology and human rights. She is committed to an intersectional approach to social change and to centering the people most impacted by the issues with which she works.
Before joining Spitfire, Caroline interned on the Global Initiatives team at Out & Equal, a nonprofit dedicated to achieving global LGBTQ workplace equality. There, she wrote web content, email campaigns and other communications materials for international projects, including a webinar on transgender inclusive workplaces in India and a forum on LGBTQ workplace inclusion in Brazil. Prior to Out & Equal, Caroline managed workplace experience for a tech start-up, building out company culture initiatives focused on equity, diversity and inclusion. She is dedicated to fostering an equitable and welcoming workplace environment, both with her fellow Spitfires and her clients.
Proudly hailing from upstate New York, Caroline graduated from Smith College with a B.A. in American studies and a minor in economics. Her passion for writing about social justice was ignited at Smith, where she concentrated her coursework on the impact of mass incarceration on the LGBTQ community.
In her free time, Caroline attends creative writing workshops, rocks out at local music venues and explores Bay Area coffee shops in her quest to find the perfect cappuccino.