Catherine Alfieri is a native of Rochester, New York. She graduated from Our
Lady of Mercy High School, Nazareth College
of Rochester and the University of Rochester.
She was employed for 26 years by the Pittsford
Central School District in Pittsford, NY. She took a disability retirement
due to sight loss and currently has founded the Monroe
County Women's Disability Network, writes in print and for websites, and
is an advocate for disability causes. She serves on the Association
for the Blind and Visually Impaired (ABVI-Goodwill) consumer affairs committee.
Catherine's interests include working on her computers, listening to books
on tape, music, taking courses, but most of all being with family and friends
and meeting new people. She continues to serve on the Pittsford Central School
district's technology committee and other district committees. She currently
resides in Pittsford, NY.