Kate Byrne is President of SOCAP Global, the purpose-driven platform whose brands SOCAP, Total Impact, SPECTRUM, World Changing Women, and Conscious Company Media unlock capital to move markets. Through storytelling and community, SOCAPGlobal connects, educates and empowers people to invest, consume, work and live intentionally. A leader in digital media and social impact for over 25 years she has married her interest in technology and its ability to advance publishing and social good and was recognized as one of the 40 Most Influential People in Media. She has held executive positions at such well-known media outlets as Fast Company, BusinessWeek, Inc., The Tides Foundation, The George Lucas Education Foundation, and Watermark. Kate is a contributor for Authority Magazine, Marketwatch, Conscious Company Magazine, and frequent speaker (Rotary Club, SOCAP, World Changing Women Summit, Watermark Innovation, Leadership Summit, and the Shift Summit). Areas of expertise include Social Impact, Women and Power, Stakeholder Capitalism, Leadership Development. Kate is the Co-Founder of the Economy Next Stewardship Circle. Kate serves as President of the Board for the UN Women USA SF Chapter, Board member of CORO of Northern California, and sits on the Board of C-Change Media, Concord Consortium, and Bambini Yoga. She is a Coro Women’ Leadership Cohort alum, and a member of the International Women’s Forum. She is a Commissioner on the Marin Commission for Women and Girls. Kate graduated from Stanford with a B.A. in psychology. She lives in Marin with her wonderful husband and is the proud mom of two amazing young women.