Focus Areas: Adolescent Health
Katy is a Program Manager for the Aspen Global Innovators Group at the Aspen Institute, where she provides support to community leaders working to reduce health disparities. She works on a team to create practical partnerships and programs to address overlooked health problems, providing community health experts with writing, advocacy, and meeting support to shift public opinion in their communities and change local policies on a range of issues, a number of which focus on sexual and reproductive health and rights and adolescent health priorities.
The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, D.C. The Institute drives change through dialogue, leadership, and action to help solve the most important challenges facing the United States and the world. Within the Institute, the Aspen Global Innovators Group widens access to health and prosperity for underserved people around the globe. Programs include the New Voices Fellowship, which brings expert voices into the global development discussion; Aspen Ideas: Health, a premier creative forum on health at the Aspen Ideas Festival; and the Aspen Healthy Communities Fellowship, which seeks to amplify the voices of local U.S. leaders spearheading community initiatives addressing inequities through the lens of the social determinants of health.