Kate Glantz is the founder and CEO of Heartful.ly, a wedding registry platform for social good. Kate has spent the last seven years at the intersection of communications and international development.
Prior to founding Heartful.ly, Kate served at the Department of State as the Public Diplomacy Advisor for America’s global HIV/AIDS initiative, the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief. She has also worked in Tanzania, Senegal, and the United States for the Centers for Disease Control and the Peace Corps and founded a global advocacy and fundraising campaign against malaria that spanned 30 countries. Her most formative experience, and the inspiration for Heartful.ly, was her service as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Tanzania where she experienced firsthand how grassroots solutions can change lives.
Kate received her B.A. in Political Science and African Studies from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. She resides in Washington, D.C.
Venture: Heartful.ly is a wedding registry platform for social good. By partnering with nonprofit organizations in the U.S. and around the world, Heartful.ly connects engaged couples and their families and friends to essential community development projects while replicating the experience of a traditional gift registry.