Catherine M. Oidtman is pursuing her M.P.P. in Health Policy in the School of Public Policy, where she is a Dean's List Scholar. She is currently a Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers Philanthropy Fellow at the Healthcare Initiative Foundation (HIF), where she assists with grant oversight to support solutions to improve the quality and delivery of healthcare for residents of Montgomery County. While matriculating at UMD, Catie spent time in San Jeronimo, Peru as an independent study intern researching the impact of cultural gender norms and gender-based violence on Peruvian women. She holds a B.A. degree in Anthropology with minors in Spanish and Public Leadership from UMD.