At the time of collaboration, Kate Donald was Director of the Economic and Social Policy program at CESR. Before joining CESR in 2014, Kate worked as Adviser to the UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights, examining the impact of public policies and development initiatives on the rights of people living in poverty. In particular, she worked on issues including unpaid care work, social protection, and fiscal policies. Kate has also held positions at the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and the International Council on Human Rights Policy, and has worked as a consultant for the United Nations and the Gender & Development Network. Kate holds a Masters in Human Rights from the London School of Economics.