Katy Goodman. Photo: Nash Baker

Katy Goodman

Director of Development

Katy Goodman comes to Rice after fourteen years at the helm of Workshop Houston, a youth development agency that provides underserved teenagers in Houston’s Third Ward with creative, technical, and educational resources. As co-founder and director of the organization, she was responsible for all fundraising, special events, and donor stewardship. Working with the Rice Building Workshop, she completed a major capital campaign to build all new facilities for the group’s hands-on arts programs before joining the team at the Moody Center for the Arts as Director of Development. Goodman graduated from Oberlin College with a degree in politics, focusing on grassroots organizing and civil society, and has produced numerous arts-based events and projects that celebrate the connection between creativity and vibrant communities.