Eradicating poverty through education and empowerment.
From 2009-2011, Katia served as a District Chair for CARE USA, speaking to politicians in Washington DC and locally about the importance of empowering women and girls to conquer global poverty. After founding E2E, she was named one of the Top 12 “Amazing Young Entrepreneurs Doing Good” by Forbes. After winning the VH1 Do Something Award she was also included by Newsweek as one of the "Top 25 Women Under 25 in the World to Watch." Katia earned her Master of Public Health from Boston University and her B.A. in International Studies from the University of California, San Diego. In 2015, she was awarded a social entrepreneurship fellowship by Ashoka.