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Katherina Carpenter, FOCUS St. Louis
Katie has served as Associate Director of Member and Alumni Relations since September 2017. Previously, she was Program Manager at COCA-Center of Creative Arts where she managed events, developed curriculum, and provided logistical support for COCABiz, a program that pairs art and business to provide experiential leadership workshops. Previously, Katie was a case manager at Iowa Homeless Youth Centers for a pilot program focused on increasing college retention for homeless youth. Her passion for education, collaboration, and dialogue drive her to discover unique learning opportunities wherever she can. Katie serves on the board for Perennial St. Louis. She holds a B.A. in English and a Master of Public Administration with an emphasis in Non-Profit Management from Drake University. Katie is also a graduate of FOCUS Impact Fellows and Emerging Leaders.