About

 
With a generation of devoted young leaders like [Sgarro] it seems that the sky may not be the limit for LGBT progress, but a stepping stone.
— Out Magazine
 

Hi! I'm Katie.

I'm a writer and social entrepreneur. I'm passionate about progressive politics, civil rights advocacy, and using the reach of technology and media to produce positive social change.

My work has been published and featured in The HuffPost, The Advocate, Elite Daily, Philadelphia Magazine, Forbes.com, Penn's Wharton Entrepreneurship Blog, HealthCare.com, and other outlets.

I received my B.A. cum laude with distinction in Health & Societies from the University of Pennsylvania and my M.S. in Management Studies from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management. 

 

Highlighted Coverage of My Work in the Press

 

What Can I Do For You?

I am always looking to write or guest speak about LGBTQ issues and social entrepreneurship. I am also very interested in giving back through joining a nonprofit board or providing pro bono mentorship to LGBTQ youth. I have experience in the following areas and I'm always looking for new opportunities.

  • Freelance writing (op-eds, blog posts, news, proposals, profiles, reviews, press releases, web copy, talking points, comedy, etc.)
  • LGBTQ advocacy LGBTQ youth mentorship
  • Guest speaking (LGBTQ rights, AsylumConnect, UPchieve, social entrepreneurship, socially impactful technology)
  • Nonprofit board advising
  • Advising for tech/social justice startups (Product Management, HR & Organizational Development, PR/Communications, Marketing/Advertising)
 

Interested in working together?

Email me at ksgarro@gmail.com

You can also:

  1. Follow me on The HuffPost and Twitter 
  2. Connect with me on LinkedIn 
 
 
I just admire [Sgarro] for applying all the theoretical concepts [she] learned in the classroom for the public interest.
— Fernando Chang-Muy in Philadelphia Gay News