Katy Knight

President & Executive Director, Siegel Family Endowment



Katy Knight is the Executive Director and President of Siegel Family Endowment, a foundation focused on understanding and shaping the impact of technology on society. Katy started at the endowment in 2017 as Deputy Executive Director, and draws on a diversity of professional experience from her previous roles in education, technology, and community-based organizations.

Before joining Siegel, Katy worked on community engagement at financial sciences company Two Sigma. Her earlier career includes several years at Google in various capacities, most notably on the public affairs team. Before that, she held roles in nonprofit development and real estate.

Katy has earned recognition in 2022 as a Crain's Notable Black Leader and in 2015 as a 40 Under 40 Rising Star in City & State. She currently serves on the boards of a number of local and national organizations, including READ Alliance, CSforALL, Pursuit, the Regional Plan Association, the Women's forum and the Brearly Alumni Board.

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