Kortnee Walker, age 24 

Pronouns: She/Her

10+ years in Oregon foster system

Kortnee is from Independence, Oregon. She is a senior at Portland State University, and hopes to someday work in social work. Kortnee’s foster care experience has shaped her desire to advocate for foster youth and seek out change in her community. She says, “There is power in numbers, and I hope creating support networks for youth will create a better understanding of the support these individuals need.