Kata was born and raised in Budapest, Hungary. She is an economist, with a specialization in tourism and hotel management and has worked in hospitality all over the world, inlcuding Switzerland, Spain, and New Zealand. Kata has been active in Hungarian Jewish life for over 15 years. She has worked as the Taglit/Birthright coordinator for Central and Eastern Europe and took 1,200 young adults to Israel and helped them find their Jewish identity. She has also developed and implemented several pre- and post-Taglit programs, as well as a madrich training program that is still being used and numerous educational programs. Kata is part of the MiNYanim Family and in 2011 coordinated its tikkun olam program in Budapest. She is the founder of "Shabbat Night Fever," a program aimed at young Jewish adults searching for a community. In 2017 she was part of the staff of JDC-Junction, a program that brought young Jewish professionals together regularly for seminars and events across Europe; and is a Paideia-incubator alumna. Kata is currently missions and donor coordinator for JDC Hungary, spreading the word about the challenges and potential of the Hungarian Jewish community. She is also a qualified tour guide, who specializes in the Jewish Quarter of Budapest. Kata is currently setting up a Jewish matchmaking initiative and also taking steps to start a new community building series for those who have not found their communities yet. She has two Jewish cats. Their names are Motek (which means ‘sweet’ in Hebrew) and Macesz (Hungarian for ‘matza’).