Kate is a native of Charlottesville, Virginia. She is a graduate of the University of Southern California with a degree in Cinematic Arts. She specialized in documentary film and worked on several investigative video projects with her peers. While at USC she pursued written journalism as the managing editor and staff writer of the progressive newspaper, The Trojan Horse, often writing about feminist issues. In 2008, she traveled to Botswana to work on a feature length documentary about wildlife conservation. Before joining the team at URGE, she worked as a Communications Associate for the global nonprofit, One Economy. When she’s not writing, talking, or reading about reproductive justice, Kate can be found pursuing the perfect handmade pasta, watching college football, or playing with her dog, Toby.