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Katherine Danks

Programs Officer

As the Programs Officer at the School of Cities, Katherine develops and manages the student-facing programs and internships that the School offers in conjunction with other faculties and departments and community partners. She develops and cultivates community partner relationships to expand student programs.

Before joining the School of Cities in 2020, Katherine worked with Engineering Advancement at U of T. Prior to that she developed and ran her own business in designing and facilitating experiential creative leadership and teambuilding programs. Katherine began her career in advertising, working at Anderson DDB as an Account Executive and a New Business Supervisor.

Katherine has a genuine interest in using creativity in problem-solving and innovation. She holds a B.F.A. (Honours) from York University and a certificate in Adult Training and Development from OISE at the University of Toronto.