Kate O. Breen
Kate O. Breen did her practicum work with Disabled Rights International as a research assistant. She then spent four months as an intern in Malawi for Euphrasia Mbewe, a top Deaf trainer in Africa. Ms. Breen assisted in gathering and compiling data on living conditions of deaf and hard of hearing (signers) people in Malawi. Ms. Breen also holds an MA in International Studies from University of Limerick in Ireland. Her thesis discussed the availability of services to Deaf and Hard of Hearing refugee/asylum seekers in the United Kingdom and the United States. Her experience ranges in providing social services to deaf adults with developmental disabilities in New York City, including behavior disorders and providing museum guides to groups who use ASL as a Docent for the National Gallery of Art. Kate is a Research and Evaluation Associate with the ASEAN Institute on Disability and Public Policy.