Katie Boone


Visiting Instructor and Director of Entrepreneurial Innovation in Economics and Management

Social entrepreneurs are natural innovators who understand what it means to leverage potential, they see the gaps and build community through shared work to find and develop new ways forward. Her roots are in community building and designing collaborative, inovative and transformative systems change. These skills are put to use in experiential design that nurtures developmental learning while building capacities of people who are seeking to make transformative change towards a more equitable and just world. Her values and passion are rooted in equity, story and community. Starting in the Fall 2022, she will be working as the Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and Visiting Instructor teaching Entrepreneurship at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, MN and is pursuing a PhD in Organizational Leadership and Policy Development - Evaluation Studies at the University of Minnesota.


Bachelor of Science in Urban and Regional Planning, Women's Studies and Certificate in NonProfit Leadership, Masters of Science in Experiential Education from Minnesota State University, Mankato and currently pursuing PhD in Organizational Leadership Policy Development in Evaluation Studies from the University of Minnesota.

Courses Taught

Synonym Title Times Taught Terms Taught
E/M-244 ST:Creative Econ Entrepeneurs 1 2023/JN
E/M-267 Entrepreneurship I 1 2022/FA