Laicie
Heeley

CEO, Inkstick Media and Fellow, The Stimson Center

Laicie is the founder and editor of the foreign policy magazine Inkstick and the CEO of Inkstick Media. She is also a fellow with The Stimson Center and a partner with Truman National Security Project. Laicie’s work has appeared in well-known newspapers, journals, and periodicals including Foreign Policy, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and Associated Press, and she has appeared as an expert on CNN, MSNBC, and Fox News. Laicie is also the creator of the lifestyle brands Holson House and A Thousand Threads. Her successful dinner series Field + Foundry, a collaboration with the Microsoft search engine Bing, brought together influencers with a combined social media reach of over 1.6 million followers in an effort to build creative community in the policy-driven bubble of Washington, DC.

I’m most excited to work on projects that… use storytelling to help translate dense issues and inspire a broad audience.

I’m looking for partners that can help me… scale successful work and take these creative projects to the next level.

A moment when I felt most inspired in my work was… throughout the process of creating and launching the podcast “Things That Go Boom.”

Innovations in my field I’m most excited to work on… involve storytelling using a variety of tools: writing, photography, art, data visualization, and audio, to name a few.

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