Region: Bay Area – Water
Project(s): Environmental Justice Coalition for Water – Integrated Regional Water Management Plan: Disadvantaged Community Involvement Program
Kate is from St. Paul, Minnesota and recently graduate from Rice University in Houston, Texas with a degree in Environmental Science, Civil & Environmental Engineering, and Latin American Studies. Her dedication to service and her interest in the intersection of environmental and social justice issues brought her to be a part of the CivicSpark program. She hopes to further understand the complexities of environmental justice, to assist in focusing on the assets of underserved communities in order to overcome the barriers to their success, and to take those lessons forward in being an advocate for the water and energy sustainability our society needs.