Katherine joins the USGLC after multiple internships in federal government, including the USAID Legislative Affairs Office and the Department of State Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Office. Katherine recently graduated from the University of California at Berkeley where she received her B.A. in Global Peace and Conflict with minors in Human Rights and French. While completing her undergraduate degree, she studied at the University of Geneva Global Studies Institute and University College London, and she led a student organization focused on ending labor trafficking. Katherine is originally from Orange County, California, but is thrilled to be back in Washington, D.C.
As the United States and the world respond to the Taliban takeover and humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, many – including members of Congress – have expressed concern for the fate of women and girls, warning about risks to progress in health and education over the past 20 years.