Kate leads nonprofit and philanthropic strategy engagements for Open Impact. Most recently, her work has focused on the challenges and opportunities facing the Bay Area social sector, as a contributor to both the Giving Code and Giving Journey reports. Prior to her work with Open Impact, Kate developed partnerships and coalitions among social organizations in sectors as diverse as climate change, health, international development, and culture at both the Skoll Global Threats Fund and the Clinton Global Initiative. Kate is a co-founder and board member of Chikumbuso Women and Orphans project, a community-based organization in Ng’ombe, Zambia, that brings light, laughter, and community to widows and their children in a slum outside Lusaka. Kate has a Master’s in Public Administration from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and a Certificate in Fundraising from the European Fundraising Association..