Kate Brick is the Executive Director of the Refugee Advocacy Lab and Senior Advisor to Refugees International’s Strategic Outreach team. She brings 15 years of experience working on immigration and refugee policy and advocacy internationally and in the United States. Previously, Kate held leadership roles at the Mayors Migration Council (MMC), a mayor-led advisory and advocacy organization that helps cities shape national and international policy on migration and displacement, and at New American Economy (NAE), where she led State and Local Initiatives in more than 80 cities and 30 states to change the narrative on immigration and build bipartisan support for welcoming policies.

Over her career, Kate has worked to advance immigrant and refugee inclusion in the United States, Mexico/Central America and Europe through her time at the MMC, NAE, the Americas Society/Council of the Americas, Unbound Philanthropy, the Migration Policy Institute and the Mexico Institute of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Kate holds an MA in International Affairs from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and a BA in Latin American Studies from The George Washington University.