Katie-Beth Kurilecz ’06 Honored With 2018 Alumni Achievement Award

At Convocation 2018, Katie-Beth Kurilecz ’06 was honored for her work on behalf of refugees.

Katie-Beth Kurilecz ’06 was honored with Steward’s Alumni Achievement Award at Convocation on August 30 for her work on behalf of refugees and her commitment to aiding international development.

After graduating from The Steward School in 2006, Katie-Beth went on to study law at Newcastle University and received her Master of Law (LLM) from King’s College London. Katie-Beth has a cross-sector background having worked in the business, political and charity sectors. Having specialized in human rights and immigration law at university, she has dedicated the last five years to working in international development and is committed to helping refugees. She currently works as the Direct Marketing and Supporter Care Manager for the charity All We Can, an international development and emergency relief organization. Katie-Beth is also passionate about her local community and is a committed member of local community groups and campaigns ranging from supporting women and legal aid to conservation.

Katie-Beth could not be with us at Convocation because she lives and works overseas, but she sent us an inspiring video message in lieu of accepting the award in person. Click here to watch Katie-Beth’s moving remarks on the importance of following your heart and letting it drive you to help others.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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