LGBTQ Anti-Violence Program Manager
Kathy began her career at Kimberly-Clark Corporation in 1993 focused on diversity and inclusion. After Kimberly-Clark, Kathy helped start Harmony Café, a program of Goodwill Industries located in Appleton, as its first program director. Kathy’s anti-violence work began in 2002 when working for Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs in Appleton for eight years as the Community Education and Outreach Advocate. Kathy also founded the Fox Valley LGBTQ Anti-Violence Project. Kathy spent seven years as the City of Appleton’s Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator. Kathy provides numerous training workshops and educational presentations on LGBTQ issues, workplace discrimination, violence in communities, racism, developing resiliency, LGBTQ aging, refugee resettlement, and various other presentations about working with marginalized communities. Currently, Kathy is the statewide LGBTQ Anti-Violence Manager for Diverse & Resilient, a governance committee board member of the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs, and a board member of Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin.