Katie Brooks joined Aspen Digital in January 2022 and leads projects addressing citizen-centric and global cybersecurity challenges. Prior to joining Aspen Digital, Katie worked at Booz Allen Hamilton, where she supported federal and commercial clients on cybersecurity implementation and strategy. She previously worked at the Partnership for Public Service, where she designed and led programs to recruit entry-level talent to federal service. Katie is passionate about creating a more diverse talent pipeline into the cybersecurity field and has presented on the topic at events run by the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education, the Society of Women Engineers, and the Harvard Women in Public Policy Program.
She holds an MPP from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, a BA from the University of Michigan, and PMP and CISSP certifications. In her spare time, she enjoys exploring national parks and experimenting with new Detroit-style pizza recipes. She is based in Washington DC.