About Us

Meet Our Team

The Founders

Jacob Burow

Founder, Chairman of the Board

Jacob’s pro-life activism began in Bryan Texas where he was heavily involved in the 40 Days for Life movement. In 2001 he began volunteering with Justice For All as their Logistics Coordinator. He spent 11 years working extensively with JFA as a certified Dialogue Trainer. He accepted a full time position in 2012. During his time at Justice for All Jacob had over 3000 conversation with people on the abortion issue. In 2014 Jacob co-founded the Abortion Dialogue Academy. In 2016 he married Katherine Burow, his co-founder and business partner. Today he serves as the Chairman of the Board and President of the organization.

Katherine Burow

Founder, Executive Director

Katherine graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a degree in Marketing, Economics and Strategy at the Olin Business School. While in college Katherine led the WU Students for Life club for 3 years. She also worked as a summer intern at Justice For All in 2012 and 2013. In 2013 she completed the Students For Life of America Wilberforce Fellowship. In 2014, Katie co-founded the Abortion Dialogue Academy. In 2016 she married Jacob Burow, her co-founder and business partner. Today she serves as the Executive Director for the organization.

The Dialogue Interns

Lizbeth Marquez

UNO Dialogue Intern (2021-2022)

Lizbeth began volunteering with ADA in 2020. Despite the difficulties of COVID 19, she talked to 25 pro-choice advocates during her first year and changed 5 minds on abortion. Lizbeth is a sophomore majoring in Psychology. 

Isaac Krings

UNL Dialogue Intern (2021-2022)

Isaac began volunteering with ADA in 2019. He has talked to over 150 pro-choice advocates and changed 37 minds on abortion. Isaac is a junior majoring in Philosophy. 

Past Dialogue Interns

Phillip Baumberger

UNO Dialogue Intern (2017-2018)

Omaha Programs Coordinator (2018-2019)

Phillip began volunteering with ADA in 2016. He talked to over 100 pro-choice advocates during his first year volunteering. Phillip lead the first ever Dialogue Team at UNO in 2017. In 2017, the volunteers he led had 1000 conversations and changed 149 minds. Phillip graduated from the University of Nebraska in Omaha with degrees in Math, Computer Science and Spanish. He worked as ADA’s Omaha Programs Coordinator until he was diagnosed with cancer at the end of 2019. Phillip passed away on July 29th, 2020. 

Erin Jones

UNO Dialogue Intern (2018-2021)

Erin began volunteering with ADA in 2017. She talked to 134 pro-choice advocates during her first year volunteering. Erin lead the UNO Dialogue Team in 2018, 2019 and 2020. In 2018, the volunteers she led had 1001 conversations and changed 194 minds. In 2019, the school year was cut short by COVID 19 but the volunteers she led still had 681 conversations and changed 173 minds. In 2020, despite the difficulties of having conversations during COVID 19, the volunteers she led had 351 conversations and changed 86 minds. Erin graduated from the University of Nebraska in Omaha in May 2021 with a major in Speech Language Pathology. She is currently discerning religious life with the Carmelite Sisters of the Divine Heart of Jesus.