Katherine Venturo-Conerly, A.B.

Katherine Venturo-ConerlyKatherine Venturo-Conerly is a first-year doctoral student at the Harvard Laboratory for Youth Mental Health. She graduated from Harvard College with an A.B. in psychology and a minor in global health and health policy. Katherine's research focuses on developing, testing, and disseminating mental health interventions for low-resource youth internationally, with the aim of providing these youths with access to effective mental health care. Relatedly, she is interested in researching scalable alternatives to traditional long-form psychotherapy, including digital mental health interventions and brief interventions. Katherine co-founded and serves as the scientific director of the Shamiri Institute, a non-profit dedicated to developing, testing, and disseminating scalable mental health and wellness interventions for low-resource youth in Kenya and beyond.