On the Page:
In addition to humor, Kathryn tackles difficult topics such as loss, mental health, and sexual abuse. Her essays have been published on various websites and publications, including The Washington Post, KQED Radio, Hippocampus Magazine, and Headspace.
On the Stage:
A veteran trainer and presenter, Kathryn has delivered hundreds of workshops to audiences ranging in size from 20 to 1,000. Topics range from technology and blogging to victim advocacy.
She was also a cast member in the 2015 production of Listen to Your Mother in Portland, Oregon, and has read her essays to dozens of live audiences.
Around the World:
In October 2017, Kathryn wrote an article, When the Legal System Fails Sexual Assault Victims, We Have to Find Our Own Closure, for The Washington Post and inadvertently exposed a sexual abuse scandal at her high school. Setting aside her freelance writing, she dove into victim advocacy to fight for strict adherence to mandated reporting laws, permanent changes in school leadership and policy, and accountability and justice for the survivors.
After years of Kathryn’s relentless work, in July 2020, the new school president released the findings of an independent investigation and a letter of apology and support resources for the survivors. Although that chapter has closed, Kathryn continues her work in victim advocacy, with a focus on legislative reform.