Katherina’s extensive skills, talents and gifts combine to produce a multi-faceted and transdisciplinary approach to knowledge creation. More than engineer, more than leader, more than singer, Katherina presents her authentic self in every endeavour: she touches your heart and then makes you reflect.

With creativity, Katherina finds innovative pathways to connect with her audience and work with them towards a better future for all.

What People Say

She made me feel that I was an equal, that the passion I felt for engineering had unlimited potential, and she provided examples of her career that gave me confidence when I was struggling to find my place.

Alisa Preston, P.Eng.

Katherina is an exemplary individual who has been working throughout her life to create valuable contributions that advance women’s equality and create an inclusive society.

— Prof. Bill Durodié, University of Bath

Kathy is a skilled person in curriculum design, so interactive, quick in search of information and precise in integrating information within context.

Rocky Sabigoro
Faculty, Arusha Technical College

Kathy is an energetic “can do” person especially when it comes to supporting students to be successful. Always with a positive attitude and infectious laugh, Kathy thrives on new projects and challenges.

Nan Judd
Employment Facilitator, Camosun College

Dr. Tarnai-Lokhorst has taken great care to engage the students with their learning process …[she shows] a lot of care for her students … and is the kindest professor I’ve had throughout my four year degree

Student feedback, UBC Mechanical Engineering

Let’s build something together.