Kate is an alumnus of the WIP Program of 2007. Kate spent the summer interning at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies and built lasting friendships with the Irish students and the South African students on the first South African Program. Kate recently returned from volunteering in South Africa where she was also involved in the selection and orientation of this South African Program Class of 2009. Kate graduated from the University of St. Andrews, Scotland, with an MA in International Relations.
Her main interest lies in peace and conflict studies. Kate wrote her MA thesis on the role the United States played in the Northern Irish peace process. In September 2010, Kate graduated with a Masters program in Broadcast Journalism from London City University and now works as a producer with Frost Productions that airs its show on Al Jazeera.