Andrée has worked in the past as a teacher, religious educator, writer and translator (Czech). She joined the IPS Boston team in 2008 to coordinate the Forum Organizing Project www.forumorganizing.org , an effort to connect and support organizations that hold forums: community-based series of lectures, events, workshops, concerts and other gatherings. She also works on the Common Security Club project www.commonsecurityclub.org — small group organizing to educate, support and motivate people around the economic crisis. Andrée is grateful to be doing such relevant work in these times.
In her “spare time” Andrée is creating a zero-carbon demonstration home in Jamaica Plain with her partner and their three sons: the JP Green House www.jpgreenhouse.org She is the mother of Kuba (10) and Simon (7), and her partner is environmental campaigner Ken Ward. She has degrees from Smith College and Harvard University.