Tamara Winter is the Communications Lead of the Charter Cities Institute. Prior to joining the Institute, she worked as a Program Associate with the Project for the Study of American Capitalism at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. She holds a BS in Economics and BA in Public Policy from Southern Methodist University, where she also worked as a Niemi Fellow in the O’Neil Center for Global Markets and Freedom. Her byline has appeared in the Chicago Tribune and the Washington Times. Find her on Twitter @_TamaraWinter.