Kate Glantz is a mission-driven community builder and entrepreneur living and dreaming at the intersection of technology and social good. She is the DC Director of Entrepreneur Initiatives a Seed Spot, a social impact incubator and leads all programming. She activates the DC community to surround the entrepreneurs with the support and resources they need to succeed. Kate is also the co-founder and CEO of Heartful.ly, a donation platform for celebrating life's biggest moments. Prior to Heartful.ly, Kate led global health communications campaigns for the State Department and Centers for Disease Control and served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Tanzania and Senegal. On August 2, Kate joined the Lyft Company as City Marketing Lead for Washington, D.C.
Kate is a fellow at the Halcyon Incubator, a Tory Burch Fellow, and a Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Scholar. She was named 2016 Entrepreneur of the Year by the D.C. Innovation Awards, a New Power Woman of D.C. Tech by Trending 40, and Top 25 in Tech by Washington Life Magazine. She received her B.A. in Political Science and African Studies from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and resides in Washington, D.C.