Kathryn is a Master of Social Work candidate who believes that increasing access to storytelling is a means to social justice. She is thrilled and honored to contribute to Footage Foundation and finds its work to be an intersection of her passions. She has created empowerment programming for girls living in an international community and adolescents experiencing mental health disorders, employing art and writing to explore the individual and societal issues faced by the unique groups of youth. Her experience led her to serve as a youth mental health advocate, educator, and spokesperson. She has also contributed to world-renowned research projects in the social and behavioral sciences. Previously, she was an award-winning student journalist covering the Free Tibet movement and a photography editor for a top-ranked student newspaper. Her experience is largely in coordinating communications, marketing, and outreach for nonprofits. She holds a B.A. in English/Creative Writing, Studio Art, and European Studies from University of Wisconsin-Madison, part of which she completed studying for a year in Seville, Spain.