Katie Silva joined Synergos in August 2015 as the Senior Coordinator, Human Resources. In her role, Katie directly supports the HR and Operations teams with responsibilities in recruiting, talent development, talent acquisition, operations, and facilitating the internship program, along with several other tasks involving HR and Operations.
Prior to joining Synergos, she worked at Rainforest Alliance in the HR department, where she learned a lot from the experience in a large international nonprofit organization. Katie graduated from Rutgers University of Newark, New Jersey in 2015, where she obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Public and Nonprofit Administration. During her time at Rutgers, Katie had the opportunity to intern remotely for animal welfare organizations such as The Humane League and Farm Sanctuary doing communications, campaigning and social media work. Outside of work, Katie volunteers for a local animal shelter and a start-up nonprofit called Shelter Our Pets periodically.