Kate Carr serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Safe Kids Worldwide, a global network of organizations dedicated to preventing unintentional childhood injury, the leading cause of death and disability to children ages 1 to 19. Twenty-three member countries and more than 600 coalitions and chapters across the U.S. bring together health and safety experts, educators, corporations, foundations, governments and volunteers to educate and protect families.
Prior to joining Safe Kids Worldwide in October 2011, she served as Managing Director of Malaria No More and played a lead role in resource mobilization and expansion of programmatic activities in Africa. Kate’s experience in leading worldwide organizations includes the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation where, as President and CEO, she expanded the Foundation’s work beyond the United States and promoted global education, awareness and compassion about children with HIV/AIDS. She also established the Glaser Pediatric Research Network to support clinical research beyond HIV/AIDS in children. Kate also served as President and CEO at Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure (ABC2) and focused efforts on collaborative support for translational research in brain cancer.
Kate’s political experience includes serving as Special Assistant to the President, Office of Public Liaison at the White House and working on multiple local, state and national campaigns.