Katherine Harris

Next Generation New York Steering Committee

Kate Harris is currently Counsel for the Minority on the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI), which oversees the 17 U.S. intelligence agencies, identifies strategic priorities across global operations including innovation and emerging technology investments, and leads investigations into high-priority matters like Russian interference in the 2016 election. Prior to that, Kate served as a member of the Policy Planning Staff at the State Department for Secretary John Kerry. Earlier in the Obama Administration, she worked on the financial crisis response at the Treasury Department following the 2008 Crisis. Kate graduated from Yale Law School and summa cum laude from Harvard College. She clerked on the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals for the Honorable José Cabranes and served as a Senior Fellow at Yale University. Outside of work, Kate is a CFR Term Member, UNICEF NextGen Board Member, and Brookings Society Chair. Kate grew up in New York City and is an avid skier and history enthusiast.