Working with others to better lives
The question is: How do you shift from being a catalyst and connector to something else? To a what? That’s what my Y75 : Project will answer. My intuition insists on a change. This will be a skunk-works project based on following coincidences. But to do that, I need to open up time and space. Thus, I am leaving boards (except the LU Ranch), enjoying being a “gr-auntie” mentor and thinking with my fingers, mostly on my blog.
That was then – and very satisfying
Cathy Healy is the Special Liaison for IEARN-USA and Partners of the Americas Alliance, two networks of volunteers with similar missions: iEARN engages K-12 classes from 140 countries in meaningful projects while Partners connects people and institutions to develop solutions to the Hemisphere’s problems, such as good public schools.
An innovator—think “skunk works” — connector and team-builder, Cathy was named a Reuters Digital Vision Fellow at Stanford University when she retired from National Geographic, where she had been co-founder and editor of its award-winning intranet.
Cathy has lectured about education and communication for venues such as TEDx in Santo Domingo and Port au Prince, the US State Department’s English Language Program (Egypt, India, Nepal, Chile), and iEARN and Partners’ conferences. An advisory board member of UWyoming’s College of Ag and Natural Resources,
Cathy is vice president of the LU Ranch (Worland, Wyo.), a family operation recognized for its successful conservation practices, breeding program and technological savvy—the LU was the first ranch to use computers.
While deeply engaged in international education, Cathy continues to write. She is the author of An Improbable Pioneer: The Letters of Edith S. Holden Healy, 1911–1950, published under the imprint of the Washakie Museum & Cultural Center (Wyoming) as a model for its new Legacy Collection.