Since childhood, the value of charity was instilled in Katherine and she feels strongly we all have an obligation to make a difference. In our ever changing world it is critical that young girls and boys have strong role models. Raised in a family of public school educators, the value of education has been instrumental in her life and she is keen to support others making a difference in their own communities.
Philanthropic jewelry partnerships have included the Edeyo Foundation school in Haiti, UNICEF Education, as well as empowering global artisans with jobs and pride in location including Afghanistan and New York City.
Her recent TEDx Talk highlights the value of Conscious Consumerism as the Road to Economic Empowerment, and can be seen here.