Kate Bailly

Kate Bailly is the youth program coordinator at Monsoon Asians & Pacific Islanders in Solidarity. She was born in South Korea but raised in Des Moines and identifies as Korean American. In 2021 Kate graduated from Iowa State University with a B.A. in Psychology and Financial Counseling. Prior to coming to Monsoon, she worked directly with youth students and clients at a non-profit based in Ames. There, she focused on education, advocacy, and community outreach to broaden her understanding of gender-based violence. In this position, she hopes to empower and encourage growth in AAPI students. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, having dinner with friends, and watching Studio Ghibli movies. She can be contacted at