Katharine Zimmerman is a native Floridian with family roots reaching back to the Spanish settlers. She also hails from a long line of writers and readers. She began writing at an early age, with her poetry and essays published over the years. Katharine is a Grant Consultant working with local, national and international organizations and funders. Her childhood dream to travel and change the world has been realized as a fundraising professional. Katharine has a B.A. in Religious Studies with a Minor in Literature from The American University. She is on the Board of Directors for Bahamas Habitat, an international service organization partnering with volunteer pilots, aircraft owners and aviation professionals to provide dignified humanitarian outreach to the people of The Bahamas, Haiti and Mexico. Katharine serves as an airplane crew and works with the volunteer aviators to provide disaster relief, housing rehabilitation, and basic medical and human services.