Kate’s Personal Writing
My Childhood Best Friend and I Spent One Summer Pretending We Were Bon Jovi’s Jon & Richie
In the summer of 1987, Bon Jovi’s Slippery When Wet was at the top of the charts. My best friend Kathy Wiener and I decided to spend the ...
Aug 09, 2021 / Read More
Genetics vs Crystal Gayle
I’m a middle child. We all know what that means. Overlooked. Underappreciated. In between.
May 21, 2021 / Read More
The Pie Guy
On Saturdays in April 2020, Audrey and I dressed up. It was early-pandemic. Those endless days of jigsaw puzzles and long simmering home-...
Apr 29, 2021 / Read More
Take Me To Church
I had decided that I was going to go to church. It was the spring of 2002, and I was having an existential reckoning of sorts. September ...
May 07, 2020 / Read More
How I Knew I Was Really a New Yorker
It was my first year in NYC. I went to a party that my friend Amanda Blum threw on the Upper East Side and I met a guy. His name was TJ a...
May 05, 2020 / Read More
Why It Matters to Have Diversity in Positions of Influence
Recently we announced the creation of our new leadership team at PresenceLearning. It was important to me to prove that what I had accomp...
Jun 17, 2019 / Read More
The Real Value for Women in Gender-Blind Leave for New Parents
The Wall Street Journal recently published an article highlighting the increasing number of U.S. companies that have introduced expanded ...
Feb 27, 2018 / Read More
Negotiate a Better Salary With Lessons I Learned from Working on M&A Deals
Earlier in my career, I spent 15 years working on mergers and acquisitions, first as an investment banker at Goldman Sachs, and then as t...
Feb 23, 2018 / Read More