Kathryn Desai

External Relations Specialist

Why LEO?

"LEO's mission to create and share evidence to reduce poverty and improve lives aligns perfectly with both my professional and personal values. I fervently believe in the inherent worth of every person and that it is our responsibility as fellow humans to actively create a world that reflects that truth."


As the External Relation Specialist for LEO, Kathryn is responsible for communicating the voice of LEO through various channels and representing LEO's brand. Kathryn received a BA in Strategic Communication for Texas Christian University and previously worked at Catholic Charities Fort Worth for seven and a half years.

Email: kdesai2@nd.edu
Phone: 817.885.0514