Communications and Outreach Coordinator, Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network
Katherine Quaid was born and raised in rural central Oregon and is a citizen of the Confederated Tribes of Umatilla. Her dedication to climate justice is tied to the lands of her ancestors and the many communities nationally and around the world that are fighting for a healthy future. Katherine is a young, Indigenous climate organizer in her home state and also sits on the board of The Field Academy, a summer school dedicated to accessible and socially just experiential learning. She is passionate about sharing her voice for justice, and collaborating with frontline women across Turtle Island (USA) and globally in resistance movements and climate solutions as the Communications and Outreach Coordinator for the Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network (WECAN). In her free time Katherine spends time in nature learning more about her ancestral lands, beading with her family, and learning new languages.