Katie Schmidt: Director
Katie holds a bachelor’s degree in Drama with an Honors in Costume Design from the University of California, Irvine. Just recently, in May 2011 she completed a master’s degree in Luxury and Fashion Management from SKEMA Business School in the Silicon Valley of France, Sophia Antipolis. Previously, Katie worked as a freelance costume designer and crafts person in several theaters in California. Katie has a passion for travelling and she has been to over 26 countries in 5 continents in the world. She had the opportunity to volunt e er, w ork and study in these various countries.
Aaron Burch: MBA Finance Intern
Prior to enrolling at Tulane, Aaron worked with the start-up of Women’s Professional Soccer based in San Francisco where he was the League Operations Manager. He worked previously as a Senior District Executive with the Boy Scouts of America. He is pursuing an MBA with an Energy Specialization and plans to pursue a career in emerging energy technologies upon graduation.
Tamara Dukich: Retail Associate
Tamara is a sophomore at Tulane studying Neuroscience. She is very interested in helping out women in third-world countries and has thus found success in volunteering for and researching Fair Trade and microlending initiatives. She is really excited to be continuing her journey by working at IN Exchange this year!
Danna Wasserman: PR and Events Intern
Danna is a junior at Tulane University. She is a Communication major and an English Minor. New to the field of Fair Trade, Danna is interested in learning as much as she possibly can so that she can apply it to her future career. She hopes to work in a field that both allows her to travel and to help others better themselves and the world around them. In the Spring, Danna will be traveling to Cape Town, South Africa, where she will be visiting Fair Trade Wineries to learn about the production of fair trade products.
Jolie Demuth: Marketing and Events Intern
Jolie is a senior at Tulane University. She is a Psychology major and a Sociology Minor. She studied abroad last semester in Sydney, Australia where she worked as an Events Marketing Intern. She is excited to be working at INexchange and looks forward to learning more about fair trade.