Katherine Ko

Katherine Ko has lived and worked in Latin America for 11 years, with five years of experience working in international development with ACDI/VOCA in Colombia. As the information and communications manager for the Program of Alliances for Reconciliation (PAR), Katherine reports to its funder USAID and contributes to strategic communications for a diverse audience, particularly through multimedia storytelling, photography, writing, and reporting. Previously, Katherine supported ACDI/VOCA’s Afro-Colombian and Indigenous Program (ACIP) to raise awareness of the positive development of ethnic minorities in Colombia. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English literature from the University of California, Irvine, and is fluent in Spanish and proficient in French and Portuguese.


Celebrating Small Wins Toward Reconciliation in Colombia

Earlier this year, on June 27, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) turned in 7,000 firearms to the United …