OpenEd17: The 14th Annual Open Education Conference
October 11 – 13, 2017  ::  Anaheim, CA

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Kaitlyn Vitez

Higher Education Campaigns Director
Washington D.C.
Kaitlyn serves as the Student PIRGs' lobbyist on Capitol Hill, working on campaigns to make college more affordable and protect student loan borrowers. She has been a leading voice for students in opposition to access codes, the Cengage-McGraw Hill merger, and automatic textbook billing. In 2018, she ran a successful national grassroots campaign convincing Congress to start the Open Textbook Pilot grant program, and as a community organizer helped launch the Rutgers Open and Affordable Textbooks program in 2016. Based in DC, Kaitlyn enjoys biking, traveling, and the never-ending search for the perfect cup of coffee.