With a B.A. in Political Science from UBC and an A.A. in Peace & Conflict Studies from Langara, Kat is passionate about using Internet-based media and facilitation to foster urban community engagement. Besides doing freelance graphic/web design for non-profits as KAiBRAY, she is currently Editor of local publication Beyond Robson and Co-Founder of Fresh Media, a group based at W2 Woodwards that re-imagines Canadian journalism by celebrating new forms of media. Kat’s past work as Online Community Facilitator for foreign policy engagement projectCanada’s World and Outreach Coordinator for award-winning online newspaper The Tyee also focused on using Net-based technologies as tools for social change, and she will be moving to London in the fall to pursue a MSc in Digital Anthropology from UCL with a focus on hacktivism and Internet theory. She intends to return to Vancouver after graduation and hopes to utilize insights learned from London’s media/tech scene to further engage with the community.
Kaitlyn (Kat) Braybrooke
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