Kaitlyn Borysiewicz is communications specialist at Grantmakers for Effective Organizations. In this role, she is responsible for assisting the director of communications in coordinating external marketing for GEO’s events and programs.
Throughout her professional career, Kaitlyn has been most passionate about using communication and technology to bridge the gap between advocacy and social justice. 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 recruiting and retaining BIPOC staff.
Kaitlyn also co-founded a social enterprise, The Melanin Collective, which aims to create equitable workplaces for Black, indigenous, and women of color through organizational training and community spaces. She has been featured in Stanford Social Innovation Review, Vox, Fortune, WAMU 88.5, and The Washington Post, among other outlets. Kaitlyn received her bachelor’s degree in Communications Studies from Christopher Newport University.