Ten Minutes with Catherine LaChapelle ’16

Catherine LaChapelle enrolled in the MSA program directly following the completion of her undergraduate degrees in political science and women’s and gender studies at UNC-Chapel Hill. Post-MSA, the Cary, North Carolina native sought a change of scenery and the bright lights of New York City. She spent nearly three years at (Cary, NC-based!) SAS in their New York office before transitioning to the tech startup realm with Looker. When Google acquired Looker, Catherine went along for the ride and is now an Enterprise Customer Engineer, Data Analytics at Google.

Here, Catherine shares insights into her experience in the MSA program and beyond.