Kate is a Thouron Scholar from the Houston area pursuing an MPhil in Comparative Social Policy. She holds a BA in Political Science and MPA from the University of Pennsylvania. At Penn, Kate was a Civic Scholar, Dean's Scholar, and recipient of the Robert Holtz Memorial Prize. She previously worked as a research assistant at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, the Penn School of Social Policy & Practice, and the Penn Center for Public Health Initiatives. Her interests include health system design, cancer care, and social innovation.