Katherine Felts is a program coordinator for the College of Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. She is a first-generation college graduate who earned her BA in gender studies from the University of Washington Tacoma in 2018. She is a military family member who has lived in six states and three countries. She has worked in higher education for the last five years, primarily in career development, and has also worked as a librarian, administrative assistant, and AmeriCorps/Vet Corps member. She is passionate about supporting students by helping them to identify their goals and achieve their dreams by finding accessible pathways to reach them.