Kathleen Wortham, or Kat, is the Director of Health & Housing Policy at the Silicon Valley Leadership Group. She leads the health policy portfolio, driving the organization’s mission for access to care and healthy outcomes, promoting and protecting innovation in health care, and championing policies around mental and behavioral health. On the housing side, she leads the project development work by scouting out development proposals and working on local strategy with the team.
Before becoming Senior Associate, Kat was a coordinator at the Leadership Group on the Housing portfolio where she spearheaded the 2017 Affordable Housing Tour and championed advocacy efforts for the Leadership Group on three high density, mixed-use housing developments in the South Bay.
Kat earned her B.S. in Psychology from Dominican University of California in 2016. In her spare time, Kat enjoys hiking across the Bay Area and traveling as much as possible.