Katie was born and raised in Portland, Oregon. She moved to Arizona to attend Arizona State University for the sunshine and palm trees and to pursue her degree in Nonprofit Leadership and Management with a focus on Youth Development. She will be moving on to work towards her graduate degree in Community Resources and Development for Nonprofits and NGOs in the fall of 2020. Go Sun Devils!
Katie is very outgoing and hardworking. She loves traveling the world and learning about new cultures. During her free time, Katie enjoys spending time with her friends, binge watching Netflix and planning her next adventure abroad! She says the three things that she could never live without are: chocolate, BBQ sauce and Diet Coke.
Fun Fact: Katie lived abroad in the Dominican Republic for a two month full cultural immersion experience, comparable to the Peace Corps. She hopes to join the Peace Corps after completing her masters at ASU.