Katherine Sledge

Deputy Director of Projects and Operations, Youth & Education Privacy

Katherine Sledge is the Deputy Director of Projects and Operations for Youth and Education Privacy at the Future of Privacy Forum. She oversees strategic planning, development, operations, and project management for FPF’s team of youth and education privacy experts. The Youth and Education Privacy team is a nationally-recognized leader in the child, K-12, and higher education privacy spaces, providing advice and insights for policymakers, academics, companies, districts, and states on emerging privacy topics such as student data collection and management, virtual learning, school safety, and education technology.

Before coming to FPF, Katherine worked with the executive team at the National Network to End Domestic Violence. She also has national and state-level political advocacy experience at the National Alliance to End Homelessness and the American Civil Liberties Union. Prior to transitioning to a career in public policy, Katherine worked in projects and operations in the private sector. 

Katherine graduated from American University with a Master of Public Administration with a concentration in Applied Politics: Women, Public Policy, and Political Advocacy. Originally from Tennessee, Katherine attended the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where she earned her B.A. in Political Science.