Born in Victoria, BC, Kathryn has moved several times and landed the longest in Ottawa, ON. Kathryn completed her undergraduate degree at Carleton University in Global and International Studies, with a specialization in Global Development. Kathryn has always been a people person. Working with children on the Autism spectrum, volunteering with elderly folks, providing personal care services to physically disabled adults, and now, fostering belonging for newcomers to Canada have all been rewarding and fulfilling fields of work. Outside of work, Kathryn enjoys spending time in nature, reading, volunteering in her community, and travelling.