Kait Scalisi, MPH (she/her) is an advocate for the revolutionary power of pleasure inside the bedroom and out. Through her platform Passion by Kait (www.passionbykait.com), she harnesses her science education, social justice insight, and radical empathy to empower people of all genders to get more in tune with their bodies, discover what brings them pleasure, and integrate it into their lives and relationships in ways that are both practical and powerful.
A certified sex educator with a background in neuroscience and public health, Kait works with private clients, media, and other public platforms to help people understand and access their sexual pleasure in ways that are free of shame, inadequacy, and expectation. Her experiences living and loving as a person with chronic illness add an extra dimension to her perspective on what it really takes to make pleasure a priority—no matter what life throws your way.
Kait’s wisdom has been featured in top media outlets including Cosmopolitan, Teen Vogue, Redbook, Women’s Health, Shape, Elle, Livestrong, Health, and more, and she is the weekly sex and intimacy columnist for Blood + Milk. She’s also a sought-after public speaker, having brought her unique blend of science and woo to esteemed institutions including Stanford University, Yale School of Public Health, and Johns Hopkins Medical Institute, among others.
Kait has a BS in Neuroscience from Stonehill College and a Master’s of Public Health from Johns Hopkins University. She currently lives in NYC with her partner of over a decade and their rescue pup.