Kate Williams is CEO of 1% for the Planet, a nonprofit environmental organization that leads a global network of businesses, nonprofits, and individuals working together for a healthy planet. Kate stepped into her role at 1% for the Planet in May 2015 with a strong leadership track record, including roles as Board Chair of the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS), as Executive Director of the Northern Forest Canoe Trail, as founder of an agricultural business, and as an elected political official. She brings a deep passion for the power of collective action to all she does. Kate earned a BA at Princeton University and an MS at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Kate lives in Vermont with her husband and two children.