Travel has always played a big part in Kate’s life and she is very passionate about international education. Originally from San Francisco Bay Area, she graduated in 2009 with a BA in Communication Studies with an emphasis in Public Relations from California State University of Sacramento. While working towards her BA she studied abroad with AIFS (American Institute For Foreign Study) in Paris, France in 2006. She continued to study French in college and in her professional life and has a strong interest in French culture. While obtaining her BA she studied abroad a second time at Dublin City University in Ireland. After completing her degree she returned to Ireland in 2009 and has worked in retail and professional services prior to her current post.

Kate joined Arcadia in 2012 as Irish Programs Officer where she will be responsible for student accommodation and services, orientation and finance matters in the Dublin Office.