Katie DaQuino

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Class of 2023
2023 Cal-in-Sacramento
2023 Jo Freeman Women in Politics Fellow
2022 Democracy Camp in Berkeley

Katie DaQuino is a fourth year student studying Political Science, with minors in Public Policy and Interdisciplinary Human Rights Studies. She is the president of Cal Habitat for Humanity, a community service club that aims to give students opportunities to volunteer in the local community. The club is focused on affordable housing and during her time as president she has worked to expand the advocacy branch of the club. Katie is also an editor for the Undergraduate Public Policy Review Journal, where she published an article about housing policies in California.

She also is passionate about reproductive health, focusing her coursework this past year on reproductive laws and policies. For the Public Policy Review Journal she has written about the lack of maternity leave in the United States. As a Jo Freeman Women in Politics Fellow she hopes to research policies related to reproductive health and explore how they can be strengthened in the face of falling abortion rights across the country.

Research interests: 

Major(s): Political Science

Minor(s): Public Policy