Katherine comes to NYZCCC with a range of experience in program management, production, partnership development, and communications. She has worked in climate change and environmental advocacy, as well as communications for non-profits working in international development. Most recently, she worked in digital media producing and marketing short-form documentary series for AOL-Huffington Post. She first began meditation as a way to cope with anxiety and life’s impermanence after losing family to cancer and illness. Contemplative practice has allowed her to rediscover the joy, authenticity, and spontaneity of life. Her hobbies include traveling, including her favorite places Big Sur and the California redwoods, photography and snowboarding.