Katy Burnett is a native Floridian from Gainesville who works at the Bob Graham Center for Public Service at the University of Florida. Civic engagement and education are her personal areas of interest, however she is involved in a broad spectrum of issues around the state as a student of public policy. She is president of Gainesville Area National Organization for Women and also is the advocacy chair for the League of Women Voters of Alachua County. In 2012 she helped co-found Women for Obama in Alachua county and is actively involved in Ruth’s List, working to elect pro-choice Democratic women around the state. A mother of three, part-time activist, full-time student, she is interested in everything from the local food movement to woman’s issues to water issues to corruption in government to healthcare.
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