Kathy recently graduated from the California College of the Arts with a major in Community Studies. She is currently the youngest member of the arts organization, Rock Paper Scissors Collective, in Oakland. She is an alumna of Out of Site and of Lowell High School. As a student at Out of Site she took photography, printmaking and other visual arts classes. She became a teaching assistant for photography, and joined the youth advisory board during high school. During her senior year of high school and freshman year of college, she was an administrative assistant at Out of Site, and mentored the youth advisory board.