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Katherine Gaztambide

Executive Director

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Katherine Gaztambide
Katherine Gaztambide
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Katherine Klem Gaztambide, MPP, engages with MOMS as Executive Director of Elevate, which houses the scaling of the MOMS Partnership® among other efforts to elevate mental health and disrupt poverty. Katherine is a former Senior Policy Advisor in the Obama White House, specifically in the Office of Social Innovation and Office of National Drug Control Policy. There, she focused on Pay for Success models and the broader transition to an outcomes and evidence mindset across government. Katherine has previously worked for then-Mayor Bloomberg in NYC and Governor Hickenlooper in Colorado and has worked to advance health care reform, organized labor, education reform, and tobacco control, the latter of which held her passion in Kentucky where she grew up. Katherine earned an MPP at the Harvard Kennedy School as well as a BA with High Distinction from the University of Virginia, and she has been named a U.S. Presidential Scholar.

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