Staff Development Associate
Katie has been in the nonprofit sector for seven years and has had the privilege of working with a variety of nonprofits across the country focusing on issues ranging from education reform to animal welfare. She also co-authored the book Human Behavior in Extreme Situations: Implications for K–12 Education in the Twenty-First Century with Dr. Robert H. Koff in 2015.
A native of Asheville, North Carolina, Katie graduated from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2011 with bachelor’s degrees in English and psychology and a minor in creative writing, and she received her MSW from The Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis in 2015. She currently lives in Washington, DC. Her favorite childhood book is The Story of May by Mordicai Gerstein, which she treasured both for its beautiful artwork as well as its lesson that families come in all shapes and sizes.