Chula Vista
United States of America


McKenzie Richardson is the California and New Mexico State Lead for the nonprofit organization ReadyNation. Prior to joining ReadyNation in 2022, she worked in higher education and early childhood education in San Diego. She also researched national security and international affairs issues at think tanks in Washington, D.C. including the Center for Strategic and International Studies and the Wilson Center. McKenzie holds a Master of Public Policy, a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Public Policy, and a Minor in Business from the University of California, San Diego.