Kate Edra is a Program Manager at the Center for Community Health. She is the program manager for School Wellness and the Southern California Nutrition Incentive Program, also know as ¡Más Fresco! More Fresh.
Kate was born in San Diego, California, and shortly after graduating from Bonita Vista High School, received her Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering from UCLA. However, she pursued a career in Retail Management which eventually brought her to Atlanta, Georgia, where she was an area manager for an athletic wear company. Working closely with community members who were changing health every day in the gym, she found a new passion for health and exercise and she pursued her Bachelors in Exercise Science at Kennesaw State University. While she was taking coursework in health promotion planning and implementation, she saw a real need for improving health equity in diverse communities and pursued her Masters in Public Health at San Diego State University.
She received her MPH-Health Promotion and Behavioral Science in August 2016 and is a Certified Health Education Specialist.