Kat Kearney

Communications Specialist

Kat is the Communications Specialist and lead storyteller at IDEO.org. She helps people across our organization turn their ideas and projects into stories that communicate the power and impact of human-centered design.

Before IDEO.org, Kat worked with Creative New Zealand, an arts development agency that proudly develops, invests in, and advocates for the arts. She worked on the organization’s International Development team coordinating programs and initiatives to build artists’ capability, develop their audiences, and connect them to global opportunities.

Kat graduated from Harvard University with a BA in Social Anthropology and a minor in Theater, Dance & Media. Outside of work, you’re likely to find her dancing, working her way through the Criterion Collection, shooting portraits of her friends, or eating spicy saag paneer.

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