Born and raised in Dallas, Texas, Katrina Martell is a 2016 graduate of Columbia University with a B.A. in Economics and Political Science. Her undergraduate years were spent learning to row for the Women’s team, managing a retail store, consulting in case competitions, interning at the Clinton Foundation, and working at Columbia’s nonprofit, Community Impact. At CI, she began with mentoring her “Little Sis” and volunteering as a youth programs coordinator, eventually earning a voting seat on the Board. Learning to avoid disorientation on the New York subway is her greatest achievement to date. In her free time, Katrina enjoys running, reading, and eagerly awaiting the release of the next season of Westworld. She currently researches LGBT policy issues for a Columbia Law project in addition to working at Union Theological Seminary at Columbia. Katrina plans to pursue a career at the intersections of law, advocacy, and policy.