Manager of Community Research

Statewide | Pronouns: She/Her

Katie is an Iranian-American educator exploring understandings of political community that transcend colonial frames of knowledge. Over the last decade, research projects inspired her living in Tehran, Copenhagen, and New York City. As the Manager of Community Research, she facilitates community-based learning and writing that highlights shared experiences of struggle and solidarity. Katie has been working at the YWFC since 2018 and is dedicated to imagining queer futures with her Center siblings. She finds wisdom and inspiration for her work in the words of Audre Lorde, Octavia Butler, Donna Haraway, and Ursula Le Guin.