Kate Press

Director of Regional Operations and Strategy

Kate comes to J Street from the world of international development. Prior to joining the organization, Kate worked in Freetown Sierra Leone on a World Bank funded project and for the International Development Research Centre in Ottawa, Canada. Kate first joined J street in August 2009 as the first campus organizer for J Street U. Following that and prior to this position Kate served as J Street’s New York Regional Director for over 5 years. Kate is a proud Zionist who has lived in Israel and traveled both Israel and the West Bank extensively. Born in Toronto, Canada, Kate now lives in Brooklyn with her husband and son.