Kate McKenzie

Event Coordinator

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As the Events Coordinator, Kate oversees various entrepreneurship competitions for University of Iowa students and community members. Iowa JPEC hosts speakers, business model competitions, elevator pitch competitions, and other events to inspire a entrepreneurial mindset. A Des Moines native, Kate graduated from the University of Iowa with a degree in Journalism and Communication Studies with a certificate in Fundraising and Philanthropy Communication. Kate joined the team with five years of experience in development and special event planning.


BA in Journalism and Communication Studies, University of Iowa, 2015

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