From 9-5, Katie is a senior manager of social impact at Shopify. By working closely with social impact businesses around the world, she is able to build educational tools and provide platform support to launch and grow successful social enterprises. Prior to Shopify, Katie worked for the Prime Minister of Canada and other federal ministers in policy and communications. Outside of work, Katie is the founder of Copper Root Collective, an eco-conscious bath and skincare company based in Ottawa with 100% of the profits going directly to water projects in Zambia. On the weekends, Katie can be found hiking with her puppies or playing board games with her hubby.