Our Team Katie Zee Director Katie earned her BA in Russian and Psychology at Indiana University and holds an MA in International Education from George Washington University. After living and working abroad until 2009, Katie worked with the U.S. federal government as a career advisor to Boren Scholarship and Fellowship recipients. Since joining IIE in 2014, she has worked on corporate scholarship programs, K-12 teacher exchange programs and the Fulbright Program. She joined the TechWomen team in 2017 and supports participants throughout their TechWomen experience, from oversight of application and selection processes to alumnae programming. Kelty Davis Program Manager Kelty is passionate about creating a rewarding and successful experience for Emerging Leaders and mentors alike. After joining IIE in 2015 as Program Officer for Women Enhancing Technology (WeTech), she has since managed diverse program activities, including for Fulbright. Prior to IIE, Kelty worked for various intercultural exchange organizations and non-profits in New York City, Argentina, Guatemala and India, focusing on women’s empowerment and girls’ access to education. She is fluent in Spanish, having lived several years in Latin America, and also brings professional experience from across Asia and Africa. Samera Edwards Project Manager, Events Samera is driven by her passion for global citizenship, building community and international development, which manifest in her work designing and executing workshops, events and international delegations for TechWomen. Samera loves to create opportunities for learning, connection and transformation. During her time at IIE, she has implemented diverse programming in the U.S. and facilitated international trips in eight countries. Prior, she coordinated international internships and service learning programs with the Foundation for Sustainable Development. Samera previously lived in East Africa and holds a degree in International Relations. Linda Miles Lead, Mentorship Initiatives Linda is responsible for the design and execution of mentorship programming for TechWomen. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Virginia Tech in International Studies and a master’s degree from The George Washington University in International Education. Bringing over 10 years of higher education and program development experience, she excited to grow mentorship initiatives within IIE. Previously, she taught English in the Czech Republic and Spain, managed an internship study abroad program in London, worked at a ski camp in Switzerland and managed student engagement at an international business school in the U.S. Kelly Lindberg Lead, Participant Initiatives Kelly is the lead for participate initiatives for the TechWomen program, based in IIE’s San Francisco office. Her prior work affiliations include Hult International Business School, the San Francisco Art Institute and UC Berkeley. Kelly has a master’s degree in International Affairs from the American University of Paris and a bachelor’s from the University of California at Irvine where she also participated in the UC Education Abroad Program in Germany. Molly Fiffer Social Media and Communications Analyst Molly is responsible for managing all aspects of social media and sharing TechWomen fellows’ impact with the greater TechWomen network. She believes that through sharing and celebrating stories of global women in STEM, we can create a more connected world and inspire women and girls to break barriers in their communities and beyond. She has managed programs and driven impact at organizations throughout the Bay Area and is passionate about mission-driven programming that empowers local and international communities. Natalie Murphy Program Coordinator, Events and Logistics Natalie supports the planning and implementation of events and coordination of logistics for TechWomen. From coordinating events and workshops that take place during the TechWomen program to facilitating transportation, housing and much more, Natalie’s work touches on most aspects of the Emerging Leader experience. During the program, Natalie particularly loves seeing the creative solutions country teams dream up to tackle projects in their home countries. Natalie holds an MA in International Studies from the University of San Francisco. She loves to bake, cook and play soccer. April Lat Program Coordinator, Communications and Operations April holds a Master of Science in Public Policy and Human Development from the United Nations University and is passionate about using innovation and technology for international development. She currently supports a diverse set of communications and operations activities for TechWomen, including maintaining the TechWomen website. Having lived and studied in over 14 different countries, April strongly believes in the power of international exchange and is excited to bring the same opportunities to Emerging Leaders from all over the world. In her spare time, she is a writer, fashion designer and figure skater.