Kathe Conrad

Kathe Conrad is now retired, pursuing interests in memoir writing and photography. She continues to be amazed at how long it takes to produce a written or pictorial slice of her life. She takes classes at Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at George Mason University and volunteers with Fairfax County Pets on Wheels Program with canine friend, Casper. She continues to explore the world and write about her travels.


Kathe wrote to CIE in 2013:


After graduating from CIE, Roger and I spent several years in Africa and Czechoslovakia before we decided to come back to the U.S. to stay. Roger was working for Peace Corps during that time and I did whatever work I could find in Tanzania, Burundi and Czechoslovakia.


Back in the U.S., I was a computer trainer and security overseas seminar coordinator for the Foreign Service Institute at the Department of State while Roger and I raised our daughter, Cristine.


I retired in 2010, but went back to work a year ago as an instructional systems designer for online courses on a contract at the FBI. I love what I'm currently doing!


I'm glad that CIE is doing well. Although I never ended up working in development, what I learned there about the importance of collaboration and Paulo Freire have stood me in good stead throughout life. [01/17]



Email: kathe@conrads.org



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