Katie Prejean McGrady is an international Catholic speaker and author of Room 24: Adventures of a New Evangelist, Follow: Your Lifelong Adventure with Jesus, and Lent: One Step at a Time for Catholic Teens, published by Ave Maria Press. She co-hosts The Electric Waffle, a popular Catholic podcast exploring pop culture & Catholicism, with her husband Tommy. Katie was a teacher and parish youth minister for six years before beginning full-time speaking, where she now travels extensively across the U.S., Canada, and the U.K. In March of 2018, she was one of three delegates chosen by the USCCB to represent the U.S. at the Pre-Synod gathering on Youth, the Faith, and Vocational Discernment, where she contributed to the writing of the document forming the Instrumentum Laboris for Synod 2018. She has a degree in theology from the University of Dallas and lives with her family in a small town in Louisiana.