Katie Carter has been working for social justice as a nonprofit professional for the past 10 years, with a particular focus on LGBTQ and gender justice. Originally from the Midwest, she moved to Portland in 2008 to contribute her passion for social change with her skills in organizational development, fundraising, communications and strategy. In her role as Director of Strategic Priorities at Pride Foundation, Katie supports the foundation’s efforts by building community and institutional partnerships, developing creative communications strategies and mobilizing resources to affect change in the Northwest.
Before joining Pride Foundation, Katie was the Development Director at Oregon Tradeswomen. Prior to that, she was the Program Director at In Other Words Feminist Community Center. Katie earned a Master of Arts in Philosophy of Science from Indiana University and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Philosophy from DePaul University. In addition to her professional work, Katie volunteers for a restorative justice organization, facilitating a gender and sexuality seminar for people who are incarcerated.