Katie Carlin is an attorney and decision scientist who lives in San Mateo, California. Katie spent her childhood summers at Toyon Bay on Catalina Island where she grew to love the ocean and understand the importance of protecting marine ecosystems. At UC Santa Cruz and UC Hastings, she developed her appreciation for the healing power of the natural world, as well as her advocacy skills. Katie is currently the CEO of Equal Play, Inc., a company dedicated to closing the gender wage gap and reducing maternal attrition in the tech economy. You can visit her at The Garden by Equal Play–a coworking space with onsite childcare in San Mateo, California.