Katie serves as a grants associate at Human Rights First.
Prior to joining Human Rights First, Katie worked as a legal assistant intern for the Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project, a non-profit immigration law firm in Portland, Maine. She created an extensive country condition report to support a Honduran client’s fear of returning home.
As an organizing intern for Amnesty International USA in Boston, Katie devised outreach strategies for a 600-guest Northeast Regional Conference and planned a tabling event as part of Amnesty International USA’s International Write for Rights campaign.
As assistant director of Latinx Action Group, an organization that helps students of color get involved in social justice issues that affect their communities, Katie developed great leadership, campaign management, event planning, collaboration and communications skills.
Katie received a combined B.A. in Spanish and International Affairs from Northeastern University, and an A.A. in Political Science from Southern Maine Community College. She is a member of the community college honor society, Phi Theta Kappa, and the political science honorary society, Pi Sigma Alpha.