A lover of fashion, Kaitlin was selected as one of DC Modern Luxury Magazine‘s Women of Style in September 2018. See the feature here.
Kaitlin was also recognized as founder and CEO of three businesses in DC Modern Luxury Magazine‘s Dynamic Women feature in November 2018. See the feature here.
On the entertainment and media side, Kaitlin is a screenwriter, producer, director, model, and business owner. She is also an actress and film editor, and is the creative force behind the award-winning short film, “Circles.” Kaitlin is the founder and CEO of Kaye Labs as well as Bent Frame Entertainment Media, which houses Bent Frame Productions and Bent Frame Publishing.
On the legal side, Kaitlin focuses on international humanitarian law (war crimes, genocide, and crimes against humanity), national security, and forensic linguistics. Additional areas of interest stemming from her business experience include tax law, corporate law, intellectual property law, and entertainment law.
Her academic background includes an undergraduate degree in Philosophy from NYU, and graduate degrees in Bioethics (Columbia, MS) and Law (Georgetown, JD). She is also a certified Fitness Nutrition Specialist (National Academy of Sports Medicine), and was selected to be a Fellow at Georgetown Law’s Institute of International Economic Law for the 2018-2019 academic year.
In addition, Kaitlin is the author of two children’s books and a forthcoming novel on artificial intelligence. She is a member of Fashion Group International, Global Women’s Innovation Network, the Foreign Press Association, and Meridian International Center’s Global Leadership Council.
She is a regular guest of Amy Schumer’s theater group The Collective, and was formerly a regular contributor to The Huffington Post under a pseudonym, as well as a ghostwriter for a bestselling author, financial journalist, and member of President Obama’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability.
Kaitlin trained in Film and TV at Stella Adler Studio of Acting, and in Theater at SUNY Oswego. She is a classically trained dancer, speaks fluent French and conversational Italian, plays piano, and splits her time between DC and NYC.
On Kaitlin’s forthcoming novel:
“Puccio has a captivating, though-provoking voice that echoes Atwood and Burgess. The characters are lost souls in a sharply created landscape that feels familiar, haunted and real. The flowing perspectives holds up both mirrors and windows to the characters and, for me, the reader.”
– David Dastmalchian, Actor: Ant-Man, The Dark Knight, Blade Runner 2049
What is Meridian International Center?
Meridian International Center is a non-partisan organization that works closely with the U.S. Department of State to strengthen diplomatic relations. The Global Leadership Council is comprised of leaders from both the public and the private sector.
What is Global Women’s Innovation Network?
GlobalWIN is a bipartisan network of executives in government, academia, and business who use innovation to contribute to key policy issues. The organization is co-chaired by Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH), Congresswoman Martha Roby (AL-02), and Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23).
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