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Kate Alexander

Policy and Campaigns Officer

Kate Alexander is the policy and campaigns officer at MADRE, a global feminist fund and international human rights organization. Kate supports MADRE's advocacy programs to develop U.S. foreign policies that advance the rights of women, LGBTIQ persons, and marginalized groups. Her work at MADRE focuses on feminist peace and climate justice as part of the Feminist Policy Jumpstart initiative, partnering with grassroots women worldwide to bring their perspectives and analysis to shape U.S. policymaking. Kate has worked on transitional justice abroad in Uganda and Bosnia and previously worked on foreign policy campaigns with Freedom Forward, the International Peace Bureau, and MoveOn. She also serves as the board chair of Peace Action Fund of New York State. She holds an MPA from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) and a BA from Brandeis University.

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