Kate Michaels

Policy and Research Analyst

Kate Michaels is a policy and research analyst with National Skills Coalition where she brings her passion and experience working at the intersection between educational opportunity, workforce needs, and pathways to economic mobility to support NSC’s work of advancing policies that help build an inclusive economy.

Kate brings a background in research and analysis, project management, and stakeholder engagement. As a Harvard Project on Workforce Summer Fellow, she supported the City of Boston’s Office of Economic Opportunity and Inclusion in strengthening career readiness opportunities for Boston youth. Kate also served as a Program Manager with the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities where she supported the launch and scale of a nationwide student success initiative across nearly 130 universities across the U.S. and managed several networks of participating institutions. She has additional research and policy experience in topics including community safety, economic development, and local government support.

Kate holds a master’s in public policy from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania. She is based in New York City.

Kate Michaels