Catherine attended Johns Hopkins University where she double majored in Applied Mathematics and Statistics & Global Environmental Change and Sustainability. While at school she focused her studies on food and water availability in developing and urban environments. Catherine worked with nonprofits in Baltimore that provided healthy fresh food to food deserts and educated students about the food system. Through this work she developed a passion for the cause. She was so excited to learn about NYSW and get involved when she moved to New York. Currently she works for The Climate Group, an international NGO that works with businesses and governments to accelerate climate action.