Kate completed a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies with a minor in Political Science at the University
of Winnipeg in 2018. She is now in her final year of a Master's in Development Practice, also at the University
of Winnipeg. She has previously been involved in research on community energy planning in Churchill, MB,
and is currently researching Indigenous and public involvement in water power licencing and legislation. She
is also a research assistant with the Community Appropriate Sustainable Energy Security (CASES) partnership,
through which she is currently working on a research project on energy strategies, and the ways in which
public perceptions and priorities can inform their development. She hopes to pursue a career in a field
related to sustainable energy or resource management.