Kaitlyn graduated from Stanford University with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and a minor in French. She served as California Gamma president from 2017-18, during which time she spearheaded the introduction of several new chapter initiatives, including an undergraduate mentorship program, a peerto-peer discussion series, and a pre-officer leadership program. She has conducted research in soil biogeochemistry and educational haptics and has interned at the Northrop Grumman Corporation and The Boeing Company. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in mechanical engineering at MIT where she develops computational design tools for additive manufacturing. She is an MIT Presidential Fellow, Sloan University Center for Exemplary Mentoring Scholar, and NSF Graduate Research Fellow.