Katie Dorn is co-Founder of EmpowerU, a tech-enabled solution that has re-imagined the delivery of mental wellness supports to schools across the country. Katie, a licensed school counselor and LMFT, is a social-impact entrepreneur with a focus on helping students, families, and educators build resilience. After serving as a high school counselor, Katie opened a private practice as a therapist and worked as a program director a school counseling graduate program.
The gaps in serving student and educator mental health support fueled Katie’s passion for founding EmpowerU to deliver transformational student and educator mental health support that had measurable impact. Katie is a dynamic leader who has published several books and appeared on the Today Show. She lives in Minneapolis with her husband and is the mother of seven grown children. She weaves her personal stories of resilience with humor and grace into her work as school partners focus on their improving their own wellbeing, as well as that of their students.