Ellie Krasne-Cohen is a visiting fellow at Independent Women’s Forum. She is the founder of Krasne Strategies, a boutique policy consultancy specializing in research and strategy. Her expertise includes education, religion (particularly Judaism and antisemitism), social welfare, and European issues.

She started her career in tech, and since moving to policy, created programming strategies for influential conservative institutions, including The Heritage Foundation, CPAC, and the Tikvah Fund.

She is a Senior Fellow with Parents Defending Education Action, a 2023 American Enterprise Institute Civic Renewal Fellow, a Common Sense Caledonia Fellowship alumnus, and a member of the National Association of Scholars. She regularly writes for outlets including The Washington Examiner, Jewish News Syndicate, The Daily Signal, and The Daily Caller. 

She holds an MA from The University of Chicago and a BA from The University of Kansas. She grew up on an organic farm in Iowa and now lives in Paris, France, with her husband (who is French).