About the Center

Katy Svehaug

Web and Content Associate

Katy Svehaug is a Web and Content Associate with the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop. She manages content on the Center’s Twitter and Facebook, and is always looking for new ways to disseminate high-impact research on a broader social scale.

With a background in mental health and disability studies, Katy also works at Columbia University supporting a mixed-methodology study exploring the effectiveness of lifestyle interventions for individuals with serious psychiatric disorders. Prior to joining the Cooney Center, Katy worked on the Seller Education team at Etsy, supporting creative entrepreneurs looking to grow their businesses, inspire creativity, and achieve the elusive work/life balance.

In her spare time, Katy is an avid hiker, and chronicles her escapes from NYC on her blog.