AREAs of expertise
Kate joined Karp Strategies as a Graduate Analyst, with a robust policy background and a deep interest in people-centered data analysis and research. She has worked cross-sector in roles focused on advancing critical sustainable development policies and programs. At Karp Strategies, Kate supports policy analysis, community economic development strategies, and stakeholder engagement initiatives.
Kate most recently worked at the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center where she managed grant and technical assistance programs focused on clean energy markets and technologies. She also served as Programs Manager at the Climate Action Business Association where she designed and led small business programs focused on internal sustainability, climate policy, and community building. She has also held positions with the City of Boston’s Transportation Department and a sustainable development think-tank based in London where she focused on circular economy research for the European Union. Kate’s multi-faceted background informs her equity-driven approach to problem-solving for clients.
She is currently in her final year at Columbia University, where she is pursuing her Master of Science in Urban Planning with a concentration in Built Environment. She also holds Bachelor’s degrees in Environmental Analysis and Policy and International Relations from Boston University.