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Katharine Shao

Bridging Leadership in Life Sciences with a Passion for Educational Equality

Bridging Leadership in Life Sciences with a Passion for Educational Equality

Associate Board

Katharine Shao, a seasoned consultant at Accenture, brings a wealth of expertise in addressing diverse business needs within the Life Sciences and Healthcare industries. Working closely with clients' senior leadership, she navigates the complexities of drug launches, Gen AI, digital health strategy, and cross-functional business transformation.

Beyond client engagements, Katharine takes the lead in fostering social engagement within the Life Sciences sector. As the head of the committee for North America, her efforts aim to create a more cohesive and connected culture across the industry group.

Katharine's journey with Roads to Success began through familial ties, with her older brother's involvement sparking her interest in the Associate Board. Joining in the fall of 2023, she is eager for the rewarding journey ahead. Her passion for educational equality and inspiring youth to pursue STEM careers is deeply rooted. In her hometown of Detroit, Katharine actively engaged with a youth-focused organization, orchestrating a book drive that amassed over 20,000 books. Additionally, she dedicated her time to teaching art classes and delivering presentations on STEM careers.

In her moments of respite, Katharine explores a myriad of interests. From dancing and photography to cooking and hiking, she finds joy in diverse activities. An avid problem-solver, she tackles the NYT crossword with gusto and explores the culinary landscape of the city, embodying a vibrant spirit that enriches the RTS community.

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