Kate Gibson Boyd
A New York-, District of Columbia-, and Virginia-licensed attorney, Kate has performed legal analyses and made strategic recommendations for consideration by private sector executives and public sector decision makers. Kate began her legal career at The Hague-based Special Court for Sierra Leone, where she clerked for the justices presiding over the case of former Liberian President Charles Taylor. She also provided executive recommendations, drafted white papers, and shaped policy for a non-government organization promoting human rights and the rule of law around the globe.
Since moving to D.C., Kate has offered her management and consulting expertise on a range of issues including global health engagement, national security, and training and workforce development. She has supported numerous government agencies, including the Department of Defense (DOD), Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA), and Department of Homeland Security (DHS), where she developed and facilitated training operations, crafted program execution documents, and forecasted and evaluated mission-based outcomes. Recently, she served as Senior Management Consultant for the training office of a leading DHS operational component, providing strategic recommendations and advising leadership on new and evolving agency challenges, long term compliance, and program effectiveness.
She holds a J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law, where she specialized in public international law, and a B.S.B.A. from Villanova University School of Business, where she majored in Finance and International Business. She is a Certified Associate in Project Management, recognized by the Project Management Institute, and received a certificate in Program Management from Georgetown University. In her free time, she manages a small international criminal law blog that reviews international jurisprudence and breaking legal news for circulation among students and legal practitioners.