Kathryn Benson joined El Pomar Foundation as a member of the 2019 Fellowship class. As a Fellow, Kathryn works on Communications, Regional Partnerships, Alumni Relations and the Internship. In addition, Kathryn supports the Northwest region.
Kathryn is from Colorado Springs and graduated from Gonzaga University with bachelor's degrees in economics as well as Spanish and Latin American studies. While at Gonzaga, she served as the editor in chief of a collegiate journal focusing on culture and diversity and worked in the economics department presenting research and tutoring fellow students. Kathryn also studied abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina and was fortunate enough to explore several regions in South America. Prior to the Fellowship, Kathryn interned at El Pomar in 2018.