Kaitlyn Borysiewicz is communications manager at Grantmakers for Effective Organizations. She is responsible for designing and implementing external marketing campaigns that support of GEO’s programmatic offerings.
Throughout her professional career, Kaitlyn has been most passionate about using communication and storytelling to move audiences to action in support of social justice. As a co-founder of a disability-owned social enterprise she designed and led a survey campaign to capture the experiences of women of color in the workplace and is the author of the subsequent “brown” paper.
In her previous role at Georgetown University Center for Children and Families, she managed the creation of an online children’s health trends report card, which provided state advocates a landscape view of children’s health and policies in their states. During this time, she also served on the McCourt School of Public Policy’s Inclusive Environments Committee where she surfaced strategies for retaining BIPOC staff and students.
She has been featured in Stanford Social Innovation Review, Mother Jones, Vox, Fortune, WAMU 88.5, and The Washington Post, among other outlets, talking about equity in the workplace. She serves as a steering committee member for the EPIP-DC chapter. Kaitlyn received her bachelor’s degree in Communications Studies from Christopher Newport University.