Lead Design Researcher * she/her
Katie is a researcher and writer who likes to zoom in and out from the human scale to the systems-view. She is a practitioner of human-centered design research, incorporating mixed methods from social science, UX design, and participatory action research. Before working in public interest tech, she wrote about and researched housing justice and gentrification policy in the Bay Area. She likes to work on problems concerning the equity and justice of the structures that shape our lives. Katie holds a bachelor’s degree in Comparative American Studies from Oberlin College. Outside of work, she volunteers for the Parole Preparation Project and loves to tackle any kind of elaborate cooking or crafting project.