Katie received a BA from Macalester College in St. Paul, MN and a Master’s in Latin American Studies from the University of Arizona. She has worked on border- and immigration-related issues in Arizona, Texas, Sonora, and Chihuahua for nearly two decades. Katie’s work has included the fields of humanitarian aid, teaching and education, and communications. She joined the Florence Project in July 2020. In her spare time, Katie enjoys reading, walks in the Sonoran Desert (and beyond), monsoon season, small-town diners, and looking at maps to imagine her next road trip.