Molly Weedn

Principal

Molly is an experienced communications and public affairs professional based in the San Francisco Bay Area. While at Axiom, Molly has led winning campaigns to curb the sale of flavored tobacco, enshrine the right to abortion into the California State Constitution and to fund mental health and homeless programs. She has executed strategic communication plans that have led clients to wins in at the ballot, in the legislature, with the California Coastal Commission and in communities across the state.

Prior to her time at Axiom Advisors, Molly served as the Americas News Lead at Airbnb where she worked across the policy, legal, marketing and data teams to lead multi-faceted campaigns that drove coverage of the company’s work on policy, consumer and corporate communications initiatives. In her time at Airbnb, Molly worked with teams to pass model legislation legalizing short-term rentals in cities large and small, while also successfully overturning legislation through the local ballot referendum process and executing national partnerships to elevate the company’s mission.

Before joining the policy and communications team at Airbnb, Molly served as Vice President of Public Affairs at the California Medical Association where she developed and executed strategic communication plans for high profile legislative battles, public health initiatives and ballot measure campaigns.

Molly started her career at the Dewey Square Group, where she worked on political advocacy campaigns across California, Alaska and Florida. She served both as deputy campaign manager and deputy communications director in several statewide initiatives, managed crisis communications and developed public affairs strategies for clients across the country.

Molly attended the University of California, Santa Cruz where she earned a degree in political science and went on to George Washington University’s Graduate School of Political Management.

Molly lives in San Francisco with her husband, son and dog Muppet