People of the District: Katherine Ellen Foley

People of the District interview Katherine Ellen Foley, a writer for Quartz.


Friday November 6, 2020
7:30 PM
Free (donations appreciated)

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Come see DC differently through the eyes of a fascinating local resident in this interview and improv exploration of life in DC. First we interview a special guest about their life, their vocation and passions, and what makes DC special to them. Then we improvise a fun and freewheeling montage of scenes inspired by our interview. Produced by Erick Acuña, People of the District  has a rotating cast for each show.

Cast: Béatrice Leydier, Christine Simpson, Steven Sharp, Jason Ely, Erick Acuña


Katherine Ellen Foley is a health and science writer for Quartz ( She’s obsessed with the way demographic shifts to an older population affects the future of health. She also covers inclusion in clinical research, and whatever is the most pressing public health issue of the moment, which recently has been Covid-19.When she’s not writing for Quartz, she’s planning her next long run.

Twitter: @katherineefoley

Instagram: @katherineellenfoley

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