Kat Loden grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah and attended the University of Utah from 2016-2019. Kat received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Bachelor of Science in Political Science. Living in Utah and seeing all the natural beauty of various canyons and mountain ranges, national parks, and deserts in the state fostered a strong interest in environmental conservation and justice. When looking at law schools, Kat was drawn to the University of Oregon because of the emphasis on environmental law as well as the ideal location. After graduation Kat hopes to work in policy with a focus on the environmental protection.