As the Executive Director of the Infosys Foundation USA, Kate is inspired to advance the Foundation’s commitment to bridge the digital divide through Computer Science and Maker education.
She has over 17 years of international policy and economic development experience globally with governments, private foundations, non-profits and the United Nations. Previously, Kate worked at KPMG LLP within the global infrastructure, corporate social responsibility and philanthropy spheres in the US, UK and Latin America. During that time she had the good fortune to work on the Future Role of Civil Society project at the World Economic Forum USA. Most recently, Kate was immersed in developing public-private partnerships that advance the Sustainable Development Goals with a particular focus on lifelong learning, data and gender equality. In addition to her professional consulting experience, Kate worked for Senator Richard G. Lugar on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee and was a Country Manager for Mexico and Central America at the U.S. Trade & Development Agency.
Kate is passionate about the power of education and technology to create positive social impact. She is a member of the Board of Directors of Mary’s Meals USA; served as a Global Give Back Circle Mentor; co-founded and leads the Wake Forest University ‘Global Deacs’ alumni network and serves on the Wake Forest University Alumni Council. Kate was previously a member of the Johns Hopkins University Alumni Association, co-led the JHU SAIS New York Alumni Club and served on the Executive Committee of the SAIS Women Lead initiative. She is a graduate of Wake Forest University with a BA in Spanish and Political Science and the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies with a MA in International Economics and Latin American Studies.
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