Kate Williams

1% for the Planet

Kate Williams is CEO of 1% for the Planet, a global movement inspiring businesses and individuals to support environmental nonprofit solutions through annual membership and everyday actions. 

Kate stepped into her role at 1% for the Planet in May 2015, bringing a strong track record as a leader including roles as Board Chair of the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS), Executive Director of the Northern Forest Canoe Trail, founder and owner of a farm business enterprise and as an elected political leader in her community. 

Kate earned a bachelor of arts at Princeton University where she majored in history, and an master's of science at the MIT Sloan School of Management where she focused on organizational systems. Kate is a master’s distance runner, kitchen gardener and always wants more time to read and write. Kate lives in Vermont with her husband and two children.