Nate Loewentheil is a second year student at Yale Law School, enrolled in a joint degree program with Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. He hails proudly from Baltimore, Maryland. In early 2005, while in his sophomore year at Yale College, he helped found the Roosevelt Campus Network (www.rooseveltcampusnetwork.org) and later served from 2007 to 2009 as executive director. During his time there, he helped expand the organization from a college start-up to a robust national progressive organizations with nearly 100 chapters, seven full-time staff and a $750,000 budget. Following this, he spent a year working in Cochabamba, Bolivia on water provision in rural areas. Most recently, he spent a summer working on urban policy at the Domestic Policy Council at the White House. Nate sits on the Board of Directors of the New Leaders Council and the Founders Board of PolicyMic.com. He has submitted testimony to Congress on topics like Social Security, published with the Center for American Progress and the Review of Policy Research, and contributes to the Huffington Post. He is a member of the Royal Society of Arts of England and the Sandbox Network. He is also the editor of a 2008 book, Thinking Big: Progressive Ideas for a New Era.