As the Women’s Justice Initiative’s Executive Director and Founder, Kate Flatley oversees all programs, fundraising, and strategic planning for the organization. Drawing on her knowledge of Guatemala, legal training, and years working for nonprofits, Kate brings extensive experience to the Initiative. Kate is a lawyer with ten years’ experience working for nonprofit organizations developing and managing projects and conducting research in the fields of human rights, access to justice, education, and public health. Kate has worked on projects in Latin America, Central and Eastern Europe, and the former Soviet Union. Before founding the Women’s Justice Initiative, as a Pfizer-Center for Global Health Scholar, Kate led a health and human rights research project with migrant workers in Guatemala. Kate is a graduate of Yale University and the University of Virginia School of Law. She is a member of the Virginia State Bar.