Kaitlin Hanrahan joined the Springboard Collaborative team as a Project Lead in July 2021. Previously, she worked in higher education finance and public radio operations + production. She holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing and a Bachelor’s degree in French, both from the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Kaitlin specializes in blending the methodical with the creative, and is passionate about literary self-expression and socioeconomic progress. Her favorite book as a child was “A Bad Case of Stripes” by David Shannon, which taught her the power of embracing individuality.