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You Bring the Hard Problems



We’ll Bring the Solutions

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Who We Are

Thrivner Inc. is a women-owned science policy consulting firm.

We work with leaders to develop bold initiatives tackling a range of challenges.

What We Do

Science Policy For Positive Outcomes


At Thrivner, we use our years of science, technology, and research experience to help our customers.

What outcomes do you want to see in the world?


We develop solutions for complex problems like:

Adapting to climate change

Creating a sustainable ocean economy

Building resilient communities

Who We Work With







How We Do It

Thrivner solves problems that are hard today and impossible tomorrow. We think, convene, innovate, evaluate, communicate, and serve until everyone thrives.

We think

We are always thinking.
Informed by research, experience, and creativity, our answers are always tailored to the questions and outcomes.

We think ahead

We think strategically and we incorporate foresight.
We also anticipate needs and fulfill them proactively.

We innovate

We constantly seek efficient and effective approaches to our work to maximize the value we produce for our clients. We design and implement approaches, processes, and mobile- and web-based applications that are modular, adaptable, and useful over time.

We convene

We moderate, facilitate, and mediate conversations of all sizes and scopes, in reality and virtually.

We evaluate

We consistently reconsider the initial questions and outcomes to identify and analyze the gaps.

We communicate

We provide consistent, reliable, predictable, effective, thoughtful, compassionate, and courteous communication.

We serve

We are privileged and honored to serve our clients.


What Our Clients Say About Us

“A successful event requires professional skill and meticulous attention to detail. [Thrivner is] the consummate professional organizers: They anticipate and complete each and every detail, even those that you were unaware needed to be done!

“They are more than organizers; they understand the content and political context of these meetings and are able to provide guidance and details to enhance your event’s success.”

Assistant Director for Environment (Retired)

Office of Science and Technology

White House

“The best part of working with [Thrivner] was knowing that everything was handled in the context of our long-term objectives.

“I was only willing to lead events that made a difference and that requires an unusual balance of programmatic and logistical support that is both tactical and strategic.”


Senior Advisor

National Oceanic and

Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

How We Are Different

We understand the power of relationships.

We view our customers as complete individuals with both professional and personal interests and aspirations.

We genuinely care about both aspects of our customers’ lives

We believe that a holistic understanding enhances our ability to help create a world in which customers – and their organizations – thrive.

How to Reach Us

Let’s have a conversation about the ways in which we can help you thrive.

Use the form below.

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What Problems Are you Trying to Solve?


We can help you find innovative solutions.

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