Kate Clowes joined ANDE in February 2023 as the Global Events Manager. In this role, she manages ANDE’s Annual Conference, as well as the London Member Meeting and ANDE’s Member Networking Receptions. Prior to ANDE, Kate worked at UPS as a Public Affairs Supervisor where she assisted the federal, state, and international Public Affairs teams, and organized strategic meetings and events. Before UPS, she worked for almost five years with the International Business-Government Counsellors, Inc. (IBC) where she planned and hosted policy roundtables for government officials, private sector executives, and foreign embassy diplomats on topics relating to trade and international development. Kate holds a B.A. in International Affairs from James Madison University, with a minor in French Language.