Kate leads the charge in cultivating a human-centered approach to public challenges in the United States. She oversees domestic business strategy and organizational development at Reboot. She is also responsible for curating a public conversation about the varied threads that Reboot weaves together.
Prior to joining Reboot, Kate built a career in problem-solving justice and mediation. Working with the Center for Court Innovation around New York City, she shepherded a multi-stakeholder task force on prison reentry in Harlem and developed meaningful community service initiatives for the Bronx Criminal Court. She also mediated over 150 conflicts through youth court and conflict resolution programs.
A trained facilitator, Kate led a team at the United States Department of State to develop the concept of “mobile justice,” linking survivors of sexual violence to mobile courts through connection technologies. More recently with Google Ideas, she explored the potential for mobile justice to improve outcomes for the Judicial Service of Ghana.
Kate is a frequent speaker and writer. She has appeared at Harvard’s Social Enterprise Conference, MIT’s Scaling Development Ventures, and the Digital Media and Learning Conference, among others. Her articles have been featured in Harvard Journal of African American Public Policy, Ashoka Changemakers, and DipNote.
Kate is a graduate of Columbia University. She holds a Masters in Public Policy from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and an MBA from MIT’s Sloan School of Management. She serves as a member of the Harlem Justice Corps Community Advisory Board and is also an alumna of the AmeriCorps National Service Program. For her musings on the whimsy of art and life, her Tumblr is a recommended read.