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Kate Bunting

CEO of HelpAge USA

Kate Bunting is the CEO of HelpAge USA, an affiliate of HelpAge International

Kate Bunting is the CEO of HelpAge USA and leads their efforts to ensure that older people claim their rights, challenge discrimination and overcome poverty, so they can lead dignified, secure, active and healthy lives. As a policy advisor, campaigner and advocate, Kate has been organizing stakeholder networks to fight global poverty more than twenty years.

Prior to being appointed CEO of HelpAge USA, Kate served as the Director of Public Engagement at the U.S. Agency for International Development where she led stakeholder outreach to advance strategic policy initiatives in global health and development. Previously, she served as the Managing Director at the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition, leading a team to expand a bipartisan influential network of businesses, NGOs and foreign policy experts to support U.S. international engagement. Kate spent 17 years working for CARE USA as a global health advocate; directing legislative efforts and pioneering a nationwide volunteer advocacy network to support CARE’s policy agenda. She also worked on Capitol Hill and in the private sector.

Kate holds a M.A. in International Affairs from The American University and is an alumni and fan of the Clemson Tigers.

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