Kathryn Poe is a student at Capital University in Columbus, Ohio receiving her BA Creative Writing.

In 2014, she began her healthcare journey during her Sophomore year of high school when she began frequently passing out in classes. In 2016, at the age of eighteen, she was diagnosed with MAS/HLH, Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (SJIA), & Celiac Disease. Then, in December of 2017, her disease relapsed was treated at Nationwide Children's Hospital. In July of 2018, Kathryn received a successful non-related donor stem cell transplant. She has now returned to college and is interested in pursing a her MA in Biomedical Ethics & Public Policy.

She is currently a Co-Founder & Vice President of Voices United for Women, a Columbus based organization focused on engaging women 18-24 in politics & advocacy. She is also involved in the #Insulin4AllOH efforts to create a Co-Pay Cap on Insulin in the State of Ohio and volunteers on political campaigns.

In her free time, she loves to read & hopes to someday open her own coffee shop & bookstore that benefits women’s health issues.

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