Katie Golden attended the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, graduating in 2014 with a major in psychology and a minor in history. She was a Sondheim Public Affairs Scholar and member of the Honors College; she worked as a Teaching Assistant for the Honors College. While at UMBC, Katie volunteered with the Refugee Youth Project, College Gardens, and Walden Circle Community Center. She completed a senior honors thesis studying the psychological sense of community among Latin American immigrant families in the Baltimore-D.C. metro area. Currently, Katie is working as Communications Assistant for Baltimore City Councilman Jim Kraft. She is thrilled to be working at the intersection of policy, legislation, and public service in Baltimore.