Kate Smith graduated summa cum laude from Boston University in 2010 as a History and Political Science double major. In 2016 she earned a Masters Degree in Public Management from Johns Hopkins University and received the Seidman Award for superior technical and political policy analysis demonstrated in her final Capstone project. She works at INTEGRITYOne Partners as a federal IT systems project manager and has served as DC PBK Book Club Coordinator since June 2015.