Board Member

Kathryn Fleisher

Kathryn Fleisher is a student at the University of Pittsburgh studying Politics & Philosophy and Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies with a minor in Creative Writing. She is also the Executive Director of Not My Generation, a nonprofit committed to localized, intersectional gun violence prevention advocacy. On campus, Kathryn engages in a variety of civic engagement campaigns, serves as the president of Leading Women of Tomorrow, writes for The Fourth Wave, and is a proud sister of Theta Phi Alpha sorority. Off campus, Kathryn serves as co-chair of the Reform Jewish Movement’s national gun violence prevention campaign and is also currently serving on the Commission on Social Action – the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism’s governing body. Additionally, Kathryn works at the Pittsburgh Mayor’s Office on immigrant and refugee justice, volunteers at Planned Parenthood, and conducts research in Pitt’s Department of Political Science.
name as you would like it to appear on the website – Kathryn Fleisher

Year: Senior


Preferred Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

School: Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences

Major: Politics and Philosophy and Gender, Sexuality, & Women’s Studies

Fun Fact: One time I was uninvited from the White House.

On Campus I can be Found: at my home(i.e. Hillman Library)

Favorite Class taken at Pitt: Feminist Theory

Favorite TV show(s): Parks & Rec, West Wing, Madame Secretary

Favorite Movie(s): Harry Potter

Favorite Book(s): Kite Runner, Americanah, Mighty Be Our Powers

Favorite Quote:

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world: indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”
Margaret Mead