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Kate Naranjo

Director, STARs Policy Project

Kate is the Director of the STARs Policy Project, which identifies & tests how public policy can enable economic mobility for STARs.

Kate was previously the CEO’s chief of staff. Before Opportunity@Work, Kate managed projects at Poverty Solutions, a research and action tank based at the University of Michigan. Her work there was focused on understanding America’s most systemically disadvantaged communities, engaging with universities supporting communities with economic mobility data and research, and building partnerships. She was also a Schools Manager with EverFi, an education technology company and served two years with City Year, an Americorps program.

Outside of work, Kate enjoys yoga, hiking with her husband, and ambitious cooking projects.