Kate Barrett served as a Project Manager and Analyst at the Center for High Impact Philanthropy from 2009-2011, where she managed the High Impact Philanthropy to Improve Teaching Quality project, released in February 2011. Kate will begin her first year as an MBA candidate at the Wharton School in the fall of 2011, where she will apply her passion for increasing the impact of social programs and closing gaps in access to healthcare and education.
Prior to joining the Center, Kate worked for three years as a Business Analyst at McKinsey & Company in their New Jersey Office. During her time at McKinsey, Kate worked in both the private and nonprofit sectors, serving clients in the insurance, consumer packaged goods, and healthcare industries. Towards the end of her tenure, she focused on issues of nonprofit strategy and general human resource management. Kate was a leadership fellow with the McKinsey North America Women’s Initiative, and spent a year helping to develop a leadership model targeted at women, with the ultimate goal of increasing the number of female leaders worldwide.
Kate received her BA in Community Health from Brown University in 2006, where she focused her studies on behavioral health and health education.
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