Cathy is long standing member of the Institute of Supply Management, Committee Chair for Sustainability & Social Responsibility and one of the original members of the Women Executives in Supply Management Advisory Counsel. Cathy has been a long time supporter of women and minorities in business, and was featured in the New York Times for her work with minorities in business development.
Cathy has visited close to 100 countries, and is both personally and professionally dedicated to advancing environmental and social development.
She received her Bachelor’s Degree from Cal Poly State University and her Master’s Degree from Thunderbird School of Global Management. Katie worked at DISH Network where she developed and managed the companywide corporate citizenship program. She also worked in Coca-Cola’s sustainability office and at a Buenos Aires-based NGO where she led an analysis on social investment in Argentina.
Katie is passionate about nonprofit work and has led several environmental and social development projects, including many of Rooted In Hope’s reforestation, drip irrigation, and sister-school programs.
Katie has visited over 40 countries and all seven continents. She recently completed her goal to run a half-marathon on every continent with her mother.
Currently, Jennifer is a Brand Manager for Weebly. Previously, she worked as Communications Designer for an energy management company in the Silicon Valley and as the Marketing and Communications Manager for School-to-School International, a nonprofit organization focused on educational development. Jennifer has traveled to over four-dozen countries, is a Semester at Sea alumna and holds dual Bachelor’s Degrees in International Relations and Latin American Studies from the CSU, Chico.
Jennifer led a study examining the the impact of water on girls’ secondary education in rural Kenya. She has worked extensively on projects related to water, sanitation, and hygiene. Jennifer currently serves on the Board of Directors for Rooted In Hope.