Kate Mytty co-founded MIT CREATE, a program in the MIT School of Architecture and Planning to advance research, practice and pedagogy around alternative development for urban economies. At MIT D-Lab, she co-leads a course on strategies for shaping economies that encourage healthy communities and environments, a course that equips students with a practical way to recognize the role of gender in economic development.
As an Associate of Build Up, her efforts support peace building through arts and technology. Mytty is a member of Global Minimum’s Board of Advisors and sits on the MIT PKG Public Service Center’s Leadership Council member. Kate has a Master’s degree in City Planning from MIT and a Bachelors of Science degree in Business Administration from Marquette University.
She is currently developing an artist / urban practitioner fellowship, in conjunction with a local innovation hub around new media and inclusive world-building.