Katarina Sayally is a former foster youth who is dedicated to nurturing stability, freedom, and dreams for kids still in the system. As a member of the Alameda Chapter, Katarina served on the Legislative and Policy Committee, and completed the BAYLA program. A mother and community organizer, Katarina provides doula services to young, single parents, honoring their choices. She is an active member of the National Foster Care Youth and Alumni Policy Council. She sits on the Advisory Board for Foster Youth Museum, and is a proud member of the Sister Warriors Freedom Coalition. In 2016, she graduated from Mills College with a double major in History and Urban Education. At Mills, she worked to develop a foster youth community on campus. She received her MSW from UC Berkeley in 2019, with a concentration in child welfare policy and practice. Katarina’s other interests include policy, poetry, and pizza.