Katrina is an honors student majoring in Political Science at UC Berkeley. A proud graduate of K-12 public schools and member of the UC-to-UC transfer student community, she is passionate about educational equity and college access. Her leadership and involvement in campus organizations such as the Sage Mentorship Program have focused on addressing social and systemic barriers to postsecondary education in public schools throughout the Berkeley, Oakland, and ElCerrito Unified School Districts. Analyzing data collected from the National Asian American Post-Election Survey, 2016, she is currently authoring an honors thesis examining the correlation between triadic intra-group linked fate configurations and support for holistic college admissions across ten major Asian American ethno-national groups. Through her research, she hopes to synthesize public and expert opinion to support the implementation of empirically informed, culturally responsive educational policy both locally and nationally. Prior to joining Just Equations in February 2022, Katrina was employed as a law clerk for a Criminal Justice Act Panel attorney, where she worked to secure compassionate release for federally-incarcerated clients affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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