Kat is originally from Thompson, North Dakota, but recently moved to New York City to pursue a graduate degree in Peace & Human Rights Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. She is also involved in a number of grassroots movements and student organizations pertaining to quality education and global citizenship. Kat has a passion for traveling, and has visited 16 countries thus far. She is also a body positive fitness enthusiast who loves hiking, swimming, HIIT, and Zumba. Kat's dream is to one day hold a position at a non-profit mental health organization where she can work with others toward a better future for all those who suffer from mental illness.