Katrina serves as the Director of Policy, Advocacy & Outreach. Katrina brings over seven years of experience in public policy and community-driven advocacy, working in both the non-profit and governmental sectors. Katrina is passionate about the power of policy to create meaningful culture and systems change, and has spent her career advancing initiatives that promote the health and wellness of Black women. She has supported the development of equitable policy solutions at all levels of government, including the first statewide bill package ever introduced on racial disparities in maternal and child health, known as the "Wisconsin Birth Equity Act."
Before joining the Foundation, Katrina served as the Health Equity Director at the Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health. She has also worked in policy and outreach at Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin and in the State Legislature for the Assembly Democratic Leader.
A dedicated community advocate, Katrina serves on the Board of Directors for the Wisconsin Women's Network, Women's Medical Fund, and Wisconsin Democratic Leadership Institute, and volunteers on the United Way of Dane County's Policy Committee and Health Community Solutions Team. Katrina received her Bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is a J.D. Candidate at the University of Wisconsin Law School.