© 2018 by Catharine Young. 

Catharine YOUNG, PhD

Scientist, Advocate, Educator, Entrepreneur
Disrupting rare cancer for patients and their families


Executive Director and Chief Foundation Officer Shepherd Foundation

I was born and raised in South Africa

I am passionate about making a tangible impact in this world

I am dedicated to advancing women in STEM and improving the public's understanding of  science 

My ultimate goal is to strike the balance of work and living life well while serving society

I am a former American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow and TED Fellow

I have worked as a science diplomat at both the national and international level 

I am co-founder of Blueprint International and Supper with a Scientist

I'm here to be a guide, resource or sounding board for anyone who needs it.  We are all in this together.


Show More

03 Experience

03 Experience

04 contact 

Have questions?  Need advice? Contact me!

  • White LinkedIn Icon
  • White Twitter Icon
  • White Facebook Icon
This site was designed with the
website builder. Create your website today.
Start Now