Anneke Kat is a community development practitioner with experience collaborating alongside refugees, women, and youth on issues of education, economic empowerment, and inter-religious community building. Her academic and professional experiences have provided her with opportunities to work with communities in Sub Saharan Africa and the United States. Anneke obtained a B.A. in International Development and Social Change and a M.A. in Community Development and Planning, both from Clark University. She currently serves as the Youth & Community Programs Manager for Interfaith Philadelphia and as an Emerging Leaders Fellow with Mercy International Association at the United Nations.