Katherine is an MBA/MS candidate at University of Michigan’s Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise.

Prior to starting graduate school, she worked at Training Resources Group as a consultant for the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Global Climate Change Office. In this capacity, she supported the Agency’s efforts to educate development practitioners, governments, and companies on how to mitigate and adapt to climate change. Katherine is interested in climate risk management and how private-sector finance can be better leveraged to implement solutions to climate change. Since starting at Michigan she has also had the opportunity to participate in a sustainable packaging competition and project with Patagonia and Walmart, respectively.

Katherine holds a B.A. in International Affairs with minors in Arabic and Music from George Washington University.