Steven Olikara

Millennial Action Project

Steven Olikara is Co-Founder and President of the Millennial Action Project (MAP), a national, nonpartisan nonprofit organization dedicated to renewing American politics through post-partisan, Millennial leadership. In this role, Olikara activates young policymakers to bridge partisan divides and forge common ground on future-focused policy issues. He was the driving force behind establishing the bipartisan Congressional Future Caucus, the nation’s first Millennial-led caucus in the U.S. Congress. MAP’s work at the national and state levels has led to bipartisan achievements on issues ranging from entrepreneurship and 21st century skills training to social impact investing and veterans employment. A nationally-recognized social entrepreneur, Olikara’s work has been featured on NBC, ABC, CNN, MSNBC, Al Jazeera America, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, National Journal, POLITICO, USA Today, and more. Olikara has been named the Millennial of the Year, an Aspen Ideas Scholar, and one of the Most Influential Leaders Under 40 in Washington Life magazine.