Vanessa Rule is Co-founder and Organizing Director of Mothers Out Front. She has been working to address the climate crisis since 2006, as lead organizer for Somerville Climate Action, as a board member of the Massachusetts Climate Action Network, and as co-founder and staff member of Better Future Project and 350 Massachusetts. Her love of people, nature, and systems has led her to focus on building relationships and networks across stakeholder groups to catalyze collaborative projects that build a resilient, just, and sustainable future. Vanessa holds a B.A. from Bryn Mawr College and an M.S. from Antioch University New England. She splits her time between Somerville, Massachusetts and Strafford, Vermont, where she lives with her two children.