BIO:

Katie Hunt-Morr manages Etsy’s Values & Impact team, charged with making Etsy better for the world, and making the world more like Etsy. She works on improving the company’s ecological footprint, increasing their community engagement in innovative ways, and ensuring Etsy’s company values are a part of everything the company does.

Before coming to Etsy, Hunt-Morr oversaw business development for Reuters Media in Australia Pacific. She received a BS from Lewis & Clark College, which led to her working as a biological researcher for the government of the Federated States of Micronesia, and as a zoological researcher in New York.

Hunt-Morr is the co-founder and director of the Jiamini Scholarship Fund, a non-profit dedicated to providing educational opportunities to underprivileged children in Tanzania. She has received the United Way Women in Philanthropy Award, as well as the Thomson Reuters Women to Watch, Community Champion, and Emerging Women in Leadership Awards.