Katherine (Kit) Brown-Hoekstra
Principal, Comgenesis, LLC
Katherine (Kit) Brown-Hoekstra is an STC Fellow and former STC Society President, certified trainer for the STC Certified Professional Technical Communicator (CPTC) program, a member of the Colorado State University Media Hall of Fame for the Dept. of Journalism, and a 2017 Toastmasters District 26 Communication and Leadership Award recipient. She is an experienced consultant with over 25 years of experience in technical communication, much of it working with life sciences companies and localization teams. As Principal of Comgenesis, LLC, Kit provides consulting and training to her clients on a variety of topics, including localization, content strategy, and content management. She speaks at conferences worldwide and publishes regularly in industry magazines. She coauthored a book on managing virtual teams and recently edited The Language of Localization for the Content Wrangler and XML Press. Her blog is www.pangaeapapers.com.