Deputy Head and Director, Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship
Katherine Milligan, Deputy Head and Director, Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship
Katherine Milligan is Deputy Head of the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship and a Global Leadership Fellow of the World Economic Forum. She received her B.A. from Dartmouth College in 1998 and her Master’s in Public Policy from the Kennedy School of Government in 2004, where she was the recipient of the Pforzheimer Scholarship for Excellence in Nonprofit Management. After working as the director of a grassroots development organization in West Africa from 1999 – 2001, Katherine went on to do strategy consulting for the Center for Global Development, PBS Frontline, the Center for a New American Dream, and the African Public Broadcasting Foundation. She authored a report on the WTO agricultural negotiations as a Sheldon Knox Research Fellow at Harvard University from 2004 – 2005, which was published by the International Institute of Economics in Case Studies in US Trade Negotiations Volume II (2006). Katherine has been with the World Economic Forum since 2005.