Katie Keiden is entering her first year on the YLD Board. After graduating from Ohio State with a degree in strategic communications, Katie moved to Chicago to start her career in public relations. Katie recently pivoted from her role in a traditional PR agency to an internal communications position within the HR department of NORC at the University of Chicago. Katie has enjoyed her experience with JUF, dating back to her position as a Lewis Summer Intern in college. Since then, she has been an active member of Chicago's young Jewish professionals community, participating in YLD's LEADS, Back from Birthright Israel committee, Mensches in Motion and Gesher, while also staying engaged with Moishe House, One Table, Project 613 and the Jewish Education Team (JET), among other involvement.