Senior Associate Director
has seventeen years of experience in career development and student services at Yale University. She has been a Yale affiliate and New Haven resident for 25 years, arriving in 1993 when her partner was pursuing an MFA at Yale School of Art. Her first home was Esplanade Apartments, next door to Marsh Hall.
As Senior Associate Director, Kathy focuses on strategy and operations in support of a global population of graduate students interested in high-impact, solution-based environmental careers, advanced research, and thought leadership. Having advised over 1,000 F&ESers, and by actively maintaining an extensive network of F&ES alumni and relevant employers, she is uniquely positioned to provide targeted guidance for students with highly individualized and specific career interests, and to support them with strategic networking for effective self-directed job and internship searches.
In 2018, she was honored to be selected by the graduating F&ES class for the "People's Choice Award" for her leadership at the school.
Kathy is a blogger
and recently completed a term as member of the Leadership Advancement Program Task Force
for the National Association of Colleges and Employers.
She is a certified Myers-Brigg Practitioner, and a certified LGBTQ SafeZone Trainer through Out Alliance
. She holds an M.F.A. in Creative Writing, an M.F.A. in Museum Studies, a B.A. in Studio Art, and is a practicing poet. She has served the New Haven community on the Board of the YMCA Youth Center, an organization committed to at-risk youth. She is a founding neighbor of the Nash Street Community Park, an Urban Resources Initiative
urban restoration project.