Katrina Lashley is a Program Coordinator at the Anacostia Community Museum and currently leads the museum’s Urban Waterways initiative which documents stakeholder efforts to engage with and improve urban waterways and their communities through a multitude of perspectives including urban development, urban waterways and diverse populations, community activism, and development and river ecology. She served as an intern on NMAH’s American Enterprise and a researcher at Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial. Lashley received her B.A. in English Literature and Italian Language at Rutgers University. In 2011 she completed a Master’s in History (Public History track) at American University with a focus on the British Caribbean. In addition to her public history work, Lashley was a teacher of English Literature and Language for thirteen years.