Katie Markle

As Associate Director of Creative, Katie guides the brand positioning for Global Citizen Year. She is responsible for creating and sharing compelling content to engage, inform, and inspire students to apply to become Global Citizen Year Fellows.

Katie comes to Global Citizen Year with administrative experience from several non-profits including the Foundation for Sustainable Development and the Global Health Delivery Project. Her firm belief in the transformative power of a bridge year is informed by her own experiences volunteering in India during high school and studying abroad in Uganda during college.

Katie holds a B.A. in Sociology & Anthropology from Carleton College.

“Being human always points, and is directed, to something or someone other than oneself – be it a meaning to fulfill or another human being to encounter… a cause to serve or another person to love” – Viktor Frankl