Kate Williams - Advisor (Youth Empowerment, Women's Economic Empowerment, Economic Recovery)
Bachelor of Business Management, Master of Social Science (International Development)
Kate provides technical support on programs achieving outcomes related to economic empowerment through Youth Economic Empowerment, Women’s Economic Empowerment and Economic Recovery.
She joined World Vision Australia in September 2012, spearheading SEED's work in exploring and prototyping pathways for youth to better engage in economic activities. Between 2012 and 2017, Kate’s work focused on developing holistic approaches to adolescent and youth livelihood programming known as IMPACT Clubs or SKYE Clubs respectively.
Kate was based in Armenia for two years supporting pilots across the Middle East and Eastern Europe region, before transitioning to Cambodia in 2015 to provide focused technical assistance in the South-East Asia region.
Prior to joining World Vision, Kate worked with a number of NGOs focusing on microfinance, business development and income generation projects in Nepal, Peru and the Philippines. In December 2012, Kate founded a Melbourne-based NGO, The Global Women's Project.