As the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum Coordinator, Cathey is responsible for the planning, marketing, and implementation of Forum events, including outreach and fostering co-collaboration with interested undergraduate student groups and Harvard Kennedy School centers and recruitment. Previously, Cathey coordinated the Institute's "Women’s Initiative in Leadership” (WIL) created to address the interest and importance of students of all gender and gender identities at Harvard in developing leadership skills. In addition to overseeing WIL she worked on special events and conferences. Before joining the IOP, Cathey worked on the staff of former Harvard Kennedy School Dean, Joseph S. Nye, Jr. Cathey was born in Seoul Korea, raised in Portland, Oregon and attended Boston University where she majored in Political Science.
John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum Coordinator