- Director, Network Management, YouthActionNet®
- United States
Katherine provides leadership to the International Youth Foundation’s YouthActionNet® virtual program, including management of its social media footprint, technical support to a growing network of country partners and associate web portals, and strategic community building. Prior to working at IYF, she worked in both the commercial and non profit sectors, most recently for the Academy for Educational Development where she coordinated Knowledge Management tools and activities. She has advocated for both youth-led development and the role of technology to support it through conference presentations and individual coaching. Much of her time is spent exploring emerging technology, evaluating online tools, tracking how global youth use technology for social change, and integrating new media resources into IYF programming. Katherine earned a Bachelor’s degree in History from the University of Mary Washington, is proficient in French, and can be found @Katbaloo.
- Languages: English, French
- Country of birth Germany
- Hobbies: Avid reader