Kat Song is senior writer for the Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (STPF), helping ensure that science informs public policy by communicating with the program's varied constituencies, providing strategic direction to its digital platforms, and supporting its brand. She assists the director with communications strategy, oversees content for three websites, serves as editor of Fellows’ Monthly and Fellowship Focus, and is the voice behind the program’s social media presence. Passionate about the environment, she also serves on the AAAS Green Team -- a group of employees and staff who identify and implement specific solutions to help AAAS operate in a more environmentally sustainable fashion.
With more than 20 years in the business, Kat is a veteran communicator with background in multiple industries and issues, deep expertise in health care policy, and years of PR agency service including Ogilvy PR Worldwide and Fenton Communications. Above all, she has an abiding interest in all things evidence-based.
After graduating from Georgetown University with a bachelor’s degree in government and a master's degree in public policy, Kat has become a loyal resident of the nation’s capital. She is an elected member of the advisory body of a DC public school, and has served on the board of directors of numerous nonprofit organizations in Washington DC. She lives in the city along with her husband, kids and rescue dog.