Kate Naranjo

Kate Naranjo
Senior Manager, Strategic Projects, based in Washington, D.C.
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Kate Naranjo manages two large-scale Poverty Solutions projects, Deepening Our Understanding of America’s Most Vulnerable Communities and the Midwest Mobility from Poverty Network. Naranjo’s previous work at Poverty Solutions focused on incubating strategic projects during the first years of the initiative. Before returning to graduate school, Kate worked as a schools manager for EverFi, an education technology company, building relationships with schools across the Midwest. She also served two years in low-performing middle schools with City Year, a national Americorps program working to end the dropout crisis. She also worked as a strategic consultant on gender in the workplace and as a fellow with Year Up’s National Program Team on workforce development curriculum. Naranjo holds a Master of Public Policy degree from the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan and a bachelor’s degree from Tufts University.