Katie Pandes joined the John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities in 2023 to lead the center’s communications efforts. In her current role, she is focused on amplifying the center’s profile and its research about how to support the wellbeing of young people in our communities.

She previously worked for almost 10 years in the career services center at Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB), where she built a programming, service, and communications infrastructure to serve the career needs of the school’s 30,000 alumni. Katie served as assistant communications director for Stanford GSB from 2012 to 2014.

Earlier in her career, she worked in corporate communications and public relations in the financial services, technology, and transportation sectors.

Current Role at Stanford

Communications Associate, John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities, Stanford Graduate School of Education

Education & Certifications

  • BA, Georgetown University, English, Government
  • MA, University of Minnesota, English