WILMA’s Leadership Institute: Meet Katie Castner
Snapshot of this year's Leadership Institute members
WILMA’s 2021 Leadership Institute, an annual nine-month program, gives area women the opportunity to learn from leaders in the region, visit a range of local companies, and serve as each others’ personal board of directors.
The program is part of WILMA’s Women to Watch Leadership Initiative, created to help develop more women leaders in our area.
Meet institute member KATIE CASTNER.
Title: Senior Product Designer
How long have you been with your current employer? 2 years
Alma Mater: Pratt Institute
Prior career experience:
–Graphic/web designer for agencies in New York City & locally, including Morvil Advertising and Design
Current job responsibilities: Creating design prototypes, collaborating with product team and engineers, conducting design QA, running user tests and research, building and maintaining our design system, and illustrating graphics and icons
Hobbies: All things food (cooking, baking, eating, gardening…), traveling, tennis, beach volleyball, DIY home reno projects, and her two dogs – Brie and Feta
To learn more about WILMA’s Leadership Institute and Initiative, go to wilmamag.com/women-to-watch.
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