A dedicated nonprofit leader with a deep commitment to centering community, Katie (she/her/hers) brings trust-based philanthropy and equity-centered practices to her work as BCF’s Director of Programs and Partnerships. Katie joined BCF in 2021, and leads the organization’s grantmaking, convening, and community outreach programs. Prior to BCF, she served in program and fundraising roles at Health Leads and the Merrimack Valley YMCA , all of which strengthened her understanding of and commitment to work that centers community and advances equity. Katie holds a BA from Boston College. In her free time, she enjoys reading, running, playing music, and spending time with family.

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Email: kdesbois@brooklinecommunity.org
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