Kate Howells works with The Planetary Society to build and manage a global network of volunteers who do educational outreach in their communities, and to develop volunteer activities that support The Planetary Society's goals and strategic vision. Kate also leads the development of the Society's youth education program.
Based in Guelph, ON, Kate represents The Planetary Society in Canada and leads the development of advocacy and outreach work there.
Kate also serves on the Government of Canada's Space Advisory Board, and is pursuing a Master of Arts in Educational Studies at Concordia University.
The last few days have seen developments that will shape the space exploration plans of Canada and the USA. The Planetary Society’s Kate Howells is a member of Canada’s Space Advisory Board. She reviews the nation’s new space policy.
On 7 September, down the street from the NAFTA meetings in Washington D.C., the Canada Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars hosted a meeting of many thought leaders from both countries to discuss a point of uncertainty in the Canada-United States relationship: collaboration in space.