Catherine Mariko Black, B.A.

Catherine Mariko Black has over 15 years of experience as a communications strategist, writer/editor, community organizer and organizational leader in Hawaiʻi, San Francisco and Buenos Aires, Argentina. Her writing, oral and interpersonal skills have enabled her to successfully head communications departments in both the nonprofit and for-profit sectors, as well as contribute to various print and online media over the years. As co-founder and director of two multimedia companies in Argentina, she acquired valuable experience building organizations from the ground up, including fundraising, management, public relations and organizational strategy. She has also designed websites and overall campaign and communication strategies for numerous non-profits. She is currently the Director of Campaign Communications at Punahou School, one of the top independent K-12 schools in the U.S. and internationally. She is also a skilled Kung fu student and teacher, founding with her husband the San Bao Center Hawaiʻi.