Kaitlin Forke is a forensic structural engineer at Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. who has a passion for solving problems whether they are related to distressed buildings or individuals in need. She received a BS in civil engineering at Valparaiso University and an MS in structural engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. The Niger project was both her first EMI trip and first international trip. Growing up in Wisconsin, she has learned to call Dallas, Texas home for now. Kaitlin spends most of her free time playing soccer, traveling the country, and exploring the great outdoors.