Cate Paterson is a rising senior at Georgetown University studying Government with a minor in Chinese. She has previously worked in the office of Rep. Jamie Raskin and on the Engagement Team at Giffords. She is passionate about a range of issues, including voting rights, reproductive justice, gun violence prevention, and fair representation. She is particularly interested in the effects of descriptive representation, and plans to research the election of women of color to Congress for her senior thesis. Cate is from Silver Spring, Maryland.