Cat Goughnour, award-winning, Oregon-born human rights advocate specializing in applied equity policy, holds a MSc: Race, Ethnicity and Post-Colonial Studies from London School of Economics and a BA in Socio-political Philosophy from Portland State University. Through Radix Consulting Group, her certified B Corp (established 2014), Cat employs a solution-focused approach to re/address the root causes of disparity while catalyzing social change. Since 2015, Radix’s Right 2 Root has been capacitating African Americans impacted by displacement and gentrification using a holistic, upstream Public Health intervention to leverage planning tools, public interest design and community assets to create healthy, innovative places.