Kate McCarthy

Director of Programs at Women’s Media Center

Kate McCarthy is the Director of Programs for the Women's Media Center with responsibility for WMC SheSource – our database of women experts, WMC training, and WMC’s online presence. She is an experienced leader and political campaigner with exceptional field and online expertise. For seven years she was at the cutting edge of online political campaigning, as the head of the UK Labour Party’s e-campaign department where she developed the Labour Party’s first and subsequent online election strategies using multiple websites, social media and email campaigns. Previously Kate worked as a Director for Voters For Choice, a pro-choice political action committee, helping elect hundreds of pro-choice candidates at the Federal and State levels and Choice USA (now Urge), a national organization focused on developing the next generation of activists and leaders, expanding voter registration, and countering right wing efforts to limit women’s reproductive freedom.

Kate is British and presently lives in Washington, DC.