20/20 Bipartisan Research Institute Junior Fellow, 2017
Simone Price (nee Perry) is a nonprofit advisor and development consultant. Her development and fundraising experience ranges from assisting regional nonprofits to nationwide candidates for public office. In previous year’s she worked to raise funds and awareness for conservative and libertarian organizations, including but not limited to Freedom Partners, Americans for Prosperity and Tea Party Patriots among others. Born in Portland, Oregon, Simone began her career with Oregon Republican Party and was credited with helping the state to build its entire online presence: launching its first social media campaigns, driving membership and drafting its major donor program. Simone was published by the Southeast Philosophy Congress at age 20 for her work entitled ‘In Defense of Christianity” and became a contributor to the National Center for Public Policy’s Project 21. Simone received the Betty Rendel Award from the National Federation of Republican Women and has been regularly featured as a commentator or guest writer on an array of media outlets, including the Washington Post, CNN’s New Day Saturday, and the Hill. She was nominated as one of the American Association of Political Consultants’ 40 under 40 and inducted into Who’s Who Publishing’s, Who’s Who in Black Atlanta in 2016. Simone has described her political views as ‘fiscally conservative and culturally cognizant;’ she graduated from Emory University and currently resides in Downtown Atlanta.