Kate is the CEO of River LA, a nonprofit organization with a mission to integrate design and infrastructure to bring people, water, and nature together across all 51 miles of the LA River. They work to revitalize the surrounding community while addressing the critical needs of social equity, water reclamation, job opportunities, and sustainable housing. Previously she was the founder and CEO of the Global Creative Forum - leading a private forum to support the United Nation and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon with guest that included Former President Bill Clinton, key decisions makers in film, television and corporate America and multiple Nobel Laureates and world philanthropists. She is credited for bringing together the initial team that led to the legal appeal of Prop 8 in the U.S Supreme Court ruling of the Defense of Marriage Act and serves as a Commissioner to the Los Angeles Waters Appeal Board.
Kate also served as the West Coast Bureau Chief for InStyle Magazine. She was an on-air correspondent for NBC’s TODAY show and other media outlets such as CNN and Oprah. Her journalistic experience includes writing for LIFE Magazine and reporting for the International Herald Tribune Money Report in Paris, France.