Katherine (Kip) Parker provides strategic leadership to generate private philanthropic support for CWU’s programs. Her team is also responsible for marketing and communications efforts to raise awareness about CWU and the challenges low-income women face. Before joining the CWU leadership team, Kip was Division Director at the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut. Kip has been a resource development specialist with over 15 years of experience in the not for profit community. She has years of experience working with charitable individuals, board members, program staff, alumni and volunteers to identify new individual/corporate donors, nurture relationships, solicit and steward gifts. She has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Connecticut.