Katy Howell is a Program Officer at DT where she supports the USAID Office Transition Initiatives Libya and Syria Regional Program. She also leads business development efforts for the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office Conflict, Stability, and Security Fund. Prior to joining DT, Katy worked at the Institute of Medicine in D.C., where she was responsible for planning local and international workshops for the Forum on Drug Discovery, Development, and Translation, as well as providing research support to the Global Health Risk Framework initiative designed to inform effective response to future infectious disease outbreaks like Ebola. Katy has previously held internships at the International Institute of Minnesota and Planned Parenthood.
Katy completed a B.A. at Macalester College in Minnesota where she studied Anthropology with concentrations in Community and Global Health and African Studies. She works nights at a local music venue, explores new running routes throughout the city, and is constantly searching for the perfect bagel.