As Chief of Staff & VP Strategy at Mursion Katya works closely with the CEO and Senior Leadership to coordinate, align, and build cohesion across the company and advance the company's priorities internally and externally. Prior to joining Mursion, Katya was the Chief Operating Officer of Propel Capital, a fund investing in early-stage impact-driven ventures and non-profit leaders building a more just and equitable society. Previously, Katya led their own consulting practice and provided strategy and implementation support to Fortune 500 companies as part of the Human Capital practice at Deloitte. Katya spent 7 years as an educator in K-12 school systems, first as a middle and high school mathematics teacher in Oakland, CA, and later as a district leader advancing data and assessment strategies New Haven, CT. Katya holds an MBA from the Yale School of Management and a BA in mathematics from Smith College. They were a Coro Fellow in Public Affairs and a Broad Resident in Urban Education.