Patrick Olson is a Program Officer for DT, where he supports State Department and USAID-funded programs. Prior to joining DT, Patrick worked for several years at USAID’s Office of Transition Initiatives, where he supported countering violent extremism programming in Pakistan. He also previously worked on legislative strengthening and openness projects at the National Democratic Institute.
Patrick completed his B.A. in Politics and Government at the University of Puget Sound, in Tacoma, WA. Outside of work, he enjoys roaming D.C. or exploring nearby trails on the weekend.