Kelsey Bolar is the Director of Storytelling and a Senior Policy Analyst at Independent Women’s Forum.

She is also a senior Blankley Fellow at The Steamboat Institute. Her work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Newsweek, The Daily Mail, Fox News, National Review, The Washington Examiner, and more.

Bolar appears frequently in radio and TV outlets across the country and is a regular guest on the Fox News and Fox Business channels. 

Before joining IWF, Bolar worked for The Heritage Foundation as a senior writer and producer. There, she co-hosted the weekly podcast, “Problematic Women,” produced videos that received millions of views, and regularly appeared on radio and TV. 

A Connecticut native, Bolar graduated from Lafayette College in Easton, Pa., and lives in northern Virginia with her husband and three children.