KATE ROBERTS

Kate Roberts has 30 years of experience working in global development, philanthropy and business. She has tackled some of the most challenging women’s issues, including HIV/AIDS, sexual reproductive health, menstrual hygiene, sanitation, maternal health and gender-based violence. She is founder of 3 non-profits: YouthAIDS, Five and Alive, and Maverick Collective. Together with PSI, Melinda Gates and The Crown Princess of Norway, Kate built a $100M global philanthropic social enterprise with the world's top female donors called Maverick Collective. Her recognitions include Young Global Leader at The World Economic Forum (WEF), Founding Curator of WEF Global Shapers, Fast Company Top 100 Most Creative, Vogue 100 Top Women, CNN Hero, Jack Valenti AIDS Leadership Award and Fortune's Most Powerful Women.