Kate Midden is the communications director for GHAI’s road safety program. She leads the team providing strategic communications support to civil society organizations advocating for policies that prevent road crash deaths and injuries. Prior to joining GHAI, Kate oversaw external engagement for Devex’s global news operation, including subscription growth, audience development, news marketing, media partnerships, social media and the organization’s engagement with key global events such as the U.N. General Assembly, World Health Assembly and World Economic Forum. In the past, she has served as a press officer with USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance, led media relations efforts for the Center for Global Development and managed consumer public and crisis communications for Kaiser Permanente. She started her career as a producer with WBEZ Chicago.