Katie Letheren

Katie Letheren

Katie Letheren is a Buddhist American international aid worker currently working in the global health field in Liberia, West Africa. Born and raised in Manchester, New Hampshire, Katie attended New York University for her undergraduate degree in Political Science with a strong focus in journalism and the Middle East, and later attended Harvard School of Public Health’s Global Health Delivery Intensive program. Since then she has been bopping around the world with a cause – always letting the world’s events and the suffering it causes, no matter how painful it can be, soften her heart despite how badly it seems to want to harden it.

Recent Articles

Syrian refugee children playing.

Commentary: Let’s Open Our Hearts to Syrian Refugees

Buddhist American international aid worker Katie Letheren makes an appeal for much-needed compassion when it comes to the Syrian refugee crisis.