Board of Directors

Katie Dukes

Katie graduated from North Carolina State University in 2007 with a bachelor's degree in history and a minor in film studies. She taught social studies at Cary High School (2008 – 2019) and the North Carolina Governor’s School (2014 – 2019), focusing on the role of race in American history and society. At Cary High, she created a mentorship program for at-risk teenagers, established a student fundraising effort for the education of children in South Sudan, and led a school-wide equity team to promote equitable treatment, instructional practices, and support for students from diverse backgrounds and experiences. She is currently pursuing a Master's of Public Policy from Duke University's Sanford School of Public Policy. In her next career, she’s planning to work outside of the education system to address structural issues of racial and socioeconomic inequality.