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Kate Gage

Co-founder and Executive Director

Lab 736



Government Hardware Development International Policy National Security Policy Research

Kate Gage spent eight years working in the Obama Administration on the intersection of technology and global challenges, both in the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy and at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). At USAID she was a founder of the U.S. Global Development Lab, which leads the USG's work to develop and scale global development and humanitarian technologies. She is Co-founder and Executive Director of Lab 736, which embeds experienced engineers and designers in state level Democratic political organizations, modeled on the U.S. Digital Service. Kate was the COO of the March for Science in 2017, and in the Spring of 2018, was the Chief of Staff for the March for Our Lives, working with the students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Kate recently joined The Movement Cooperative as a Founding Partner, working across progressive non-profits to ensure that they have access to critical data and technology resources.

Keywords: political technology, movement technology, march for our lives, march for science