Kate Weber

Director of Public Exchange

(213) 740-2164


Kate Weber is the Director of Public Exchange™. She brings more than 10 years of federal government experience to USC from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), where she developed environmental protection, health, civil society and infrastructure development projects across five countries.

She was part of a core team that launched and built the U.S. Global Development Lab — USAID’s first innovation lab — in 2014. Kate advised the Lab’s leadership on strategic outreach to 8,000 staff in 60+ countries and supported public-private partnerships between USAID and Unilever, Gap, IDEO and others on water and sanitation, Ebola and other global challenges.

She held previous roles at PwC and Ketchum in management and communications consulting. She is a graduate of Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and the University of Texas at Austin.

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