Top 100 DIET Champion 2021, DataEthics4All
Katie Nohe Franco is a DataEthics4All Top 100 DIET Champion 2021 and the Executive Director of Girl Develop It. Girl Develop It (GDI) creates welcoming, supportive opportunities for women and non-binary adults to learn software development skills and is a proud DataEthics4All Partner. Katie is an energetic entrepreneurial leader, and a strategic organizer with a track record of significant project and fundraising success. She has a unique ability to understand complex issues, communities and networks quickly and leverage that knowledge to develop and implement strategies to advance public policy issues. She is a direct, compelling public speaker who serves well as the face and public representative of mission organizations. Katie is skilled at persuasive communications and has the ability to write, work with and utilize all media tools, including social media, to advance projects and causes. Katie Nohe Franco is a seasoned supervisor with capacity to motivate, monitor and evaluate staff across multiple functions and sites. DataEthics4All is proud to call Katie a DIET Champion 2021 for her work in Data and Diversity, Inclusion, Ethics and Equity in Technology and Society.