Katharine became the inaugural Director of Agenda, the alliance for women and girls at risk, in May 2015. Prior to joining Agenda, Katharine led the Policy and Campaigns team at Crisis. She has 15 years’ experience working across policy, campaigns, public affairs and parliament. Katharine regularly speaks at conferences and in the media and has written extensively on issues around social exclusion including for the Guardian, Telegraph, Independent and New Statesman. Katharine is a trustee of the TDS Charitable Foundation.