Katherine Zavala

Director of Organizational Effectiveness
A native of Peru, Katherine has journeyed through years of learnings, strategic shifts, experimentation, and relationship-building in global philanthropy since 2006. At Thousand Currents, she leads the Learning Initiatives Team with a focus on strengthening org-wide internal systems, including integrating movement-centric learning and evaluation systems, and cultivating a learning and values-based culture. Her experience spending significant time with movement partners such as AFEDES in Guatemala, and the Movement of People Affected by Dams in Brazil, have kept her grounded and committed to supporting mobilizing resources to movements in the Global South.Always curious to learn more about the world, you can often find Katherine planning her next travel adventure.