Mary Kate Cartmill
Mary Kate was a Graduate Research Assistant for the Global Research on Inclusion and Disability team and the Education Equity and Quality in Afghanistan and Pakistan (EEQAP) Project. Her work included translating qualitative data utilizing a community-based, system dynamics approach and coordinating research efforts across teams in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and the US. Prior to joining GRID she worked in research and non-profits focused on domestic and international food security, sustainable agriculture, and communicable diseases in Central America, East and West Africa, and the Pacific Northwest. Her primary research interests are at the intersection of equitable food systems, environmental sustainability, and community nutrition in low-resourced settings. She holds a Master’s Degree in Public Health from Washington University in St. Louis and a B.S. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from the University of Michigan.