Katharine is a programme officer in the Research Department at ACCORD. Katharine joined ACCORD in September 2020 as an intern and became a programme officer in 2021. Born and raised in Durban, Katharine matriculated at Maris Stella School and furthered her education at the University of the Witwatersrand. At Wits, Katharine completed a Bachelor of Arts majoring in International Relations and English, a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in International Relations and a Master of Arts in e-Science. Katharine is also a member of the Golden Key International Honour Society.