As a descendent of survivors of the Middle Passage, Catherine strives to honor her ancestors through her work for racial justice and healing. She is using her platforms as a trainer and educator to teach about racial equity and healing. Catherine taught for Dallas Independent School District and is currently adjunct faculty for Brookhaven College teaching Federal and Texas Government. As a double alumnus from St. John’s University she earned a B.A. double majoring in Philosophy; Government and Politics as well as a M.S. in Government and Politics with a concentration in International Relations. She also holds an advanced certificate in International Law & Diplomacy.