Kate Barrett

Kate joined the Wolfe’s Neck Center team in 2023 with a background in nonprofit management and philanthropy. Most recently Kate served as Vice President of Investor Relations and Board Governance at Upstream USA, a national nonprofit working to increase access to contraceptive care. In that role, Kate worked closely with the CEO to build and lead a strategic development function to support Upstream’s continued growth and impact nationally. Prior to joining Upstream, Kate held senior leadership roles at Liminality Partners, a philanthropic advising firm and the GreenLight Fund, a national venture philanthropy funding nonprofit organizations with a particular focus on sustainability, evidence of impact and innovation.

Kate studied Political Science and History at both the London School of Economics and the National University of Ireland in Galway. She received a BA in History from Colorado College and an MBA in nonprofit management from Brandeis University.

In her free time, Kate enjoys exploring all of Maine’s natural attractions with her husband Henry and their two children.

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