Colette Cosner is a communications and non-profit management professional specializing in digital storytelling and policy advocacy. She currently serves as a communications specialist for the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Washington. Previously she served as the Executive Director of Domestic Fair Trade Association, a national coalition dedicated to a healthier, more just, and sustainable agricultural system. She completed a Masters in Communication in Digital Media from the University of Washington in 2016 where she specialized in integrated advocacy communication and videography. Colette has worked for a wide range of non-profits and community organizations including but not limited to: YES! Magazine, Witness for Peace Northwest, Cultivate Impact, The Grizzly Bear Outreach Project, Seattle Parks Foundation, Seattle Good Business Network, Community to Community Development, and  City Fruit. She is bilingual (Spanish/English).


PAST Clients:

Colette is creative, passionate, smart, and truly committed to improving our world. Her nuanced understanding of food systems, immigration issues, and systems change. Her intelligence and sensitivity to the needs of others make her an effective yet humble leader. She is a clear communicator, she has a strong sense of design, and is generous with her time and knowledge. Colette brings a unique mix of patience and passion to her work. Plus, she’s a talented photographer—she took my headshot! This woman is a gentle but powerful force.
— Jessica Green, Jessica Green Consulting