Kate Waind joined Triangle in 2016. Her work includes presenting workshops, providing technical assistance to schools, and creating engaging and interactive program materials.
Her professional background includes nine years of environmental education and outdoor leadership experience. She has taught environmental science and conservation biology for a variety of organizations including zoological institutions and municipalities. Throughout her career, Kate has focused on creating accessible environmental and outdoor education learning opportunities for all audiences. Kate is an enthusiastic educator who helps students form connections between the environment and individual actions.
Kate holds a B.S. in Environmental Science from the University of Oregon and an M.A. in Zoology from Miami University. While attaining her degrees, Kate visited foreign countries to learn about how community-based conservation efforts are being implemented around the world. Since her travels, Kate has enjoyed employing her passion for wildlife and environmental justice and has helped others learn about the importance of conservation.
Kate enjoys spending nearly all of her free time in the outdoors. She loves experiencing new places through hiking, backpacking, kayaking, biking, and rock climbing. An avid reader, writer, and life-long learner, Kate can frequently be found reading or writing in nature.