KATIE RINAUDO

Regional Training Specialist Main: (817) 257-7415 k.rinaudo@tcu.edu

From an early age, Rinaudo knew she wanted to work with orphans and vulnerable children. She earned a bachelors in Human Development in 2013 and a master’s degree in Holistic Child Development in 2014 from Lee University. She spent three years as an English teacher, home director, and direct caregiver at a children’s home and school in South America. There, she became aware of the desperate need for training for caregivers of children from hard places, especially in the developing world.

 

In partnership with partners in Paraguay Protects Family movement in Paraguay, Rinaudo became a TBRI® Practitioner in Fall 2018. She is founder and Executive Director of OrphanWise, a nonprofit dedicated to equipping caregivers with trauma-informed resources in the US and Latin America.