Meet Katie Davis, WABA’s new Education Program Coordinator!
My name is Katie Davis, and I’m thrilled to have joined WABA’s education team as the Education Program Coordinator.
My background includes several years of electoral advocacy. I’ve worked on Capitol Hill for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee organizing Voter Protection and Political programs, for the Maine Democratic Party knocking on doors in the sun, rain, and snow in Kennebunk, Maine, and for Mississippi Democrats in my beautiful and humblingly humid home state. I joined electoral campaigns to advocate for environmental justice policy change and am excited to bring my experience in program management and organizing to this city I am lucky to call home.
I’ve also worked in the outdoor education space since 2017. I’ve served as a whitewater kayaking instructor at Merri-Mac Camp for Girls in Black Mountain North Carolina and the Calleva River School in Poolesville, Maryland. I’m a year-round bike commuter and get a similar joy biking around the city as the joy I get kayaking down the Potomac. Biking has given me a peaceful times to rest as I’ve ridden over to friends’ houses, pumped me with adrenaline as I’ve sung to my bluetooth speaker on my way to work, and helped me notice the infinitesimally small and inspirationally stunning beauty around the city (that I’m surely shielded from when I ride in a car). I hope to bring the excitement I have for youth instruction and my passion for biking to work every day.
As the Education Program Coordinator, I will implement WABA’s youth and family program in DC Public Charter Schools, support WABA’s education program, implement youth and family programming across the region, and manage WABA’s Bike Camp. I’m excited to work with the entire WABA community, as well as anyone who is interested in learning to ride safely. Please get in touch with me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions!