Katie Brownlee joined College Mentors for Kids in 2019 after spending several years fundraising in higher education, then the arts and culture sector. Katie is an IU chapter alumna and served as a mentor, then later as chapter president. She obtained a Master of Public Affairs from the Paul H. O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs with a concentration in nonprofit management. Katie and her husband Collin live in Indianapolis and enjoy spending their time exploring nature and cooking.
“I love being a part of such a special organization. On a personal level, College Mentors inspired me to change my career path as an undergraduate student and sparked a lifelong joy of community involvement. It is amazing to watch the program grow and see the impact of the relationships between so many college students and kids.”