Katie Winters, M.A., is an evaluation practitioner and educator who partners with community-based, state, and national organizations to navigate complexity, foster innovation, and support children, families, and communities to thrive. With expertise in group facilitation, evaluation capacity building, and a holistic range of quantitative and qualitative social research methodologies, Katie supports providers and projects to use data and evaluative thinking to cultivate shared understanding and move toward desired aims. The projects she has been involved in include community development collaboratives, maternal child health programs and partnerships, state school readiness initiatives, and programs focused on education, the arts, and environmental sustainability. She is a member of the American Evaluation Association and serves on the board of the Oregon Program Evaluators Network. An avid outdoor enthusiast, Katie spends her winters skiing and snowboarding and uses the warmer months on single and multi-day hikes throughout the Pacific Northwest. Katie holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and English Literature from the University of Colorado and a Master’s Degree in Program Evaluation and Organizational Behavior from Claremont Graduate University.