A graduate of Bryn Mawr College, Katharine Phillips received a Bachelor of Arts in English with a Creative Writing concentration and an Anthropology minor. While at Bryn Mawr, she worked in the library, worked for a congressional campaign, and volunteered with the ACLU of Pennsylvania, Phildelphia chapter. Additionally, Katharine studied abroad in Ireland and China during her undergraduate studies. She is passionate about politics and social justice and enjoys horseback riding and traveling. She was part of the Northside cohort, and served at PUMP.