Kirsten Gagnaire

Kati Collective

Seattle, Washington, USA

A Seattle-area native and passionate advocate for women’s and girls’ issues globally, Gagnaire’s work concentrates on culturally relevant technology for social impact, focusing on girls’ and women’s empowerment applications for effectively educating communities and maximizing outcomes for the underserved across the globe. Gagnaire believes digital interventions can improve the health of mothers and babies in low-and middle-income settings.
Gagnaire has lived and traveled extensively across Africa and Southeast Asia. She is an innovator for social impact and social enterprise thought leader, having developed and led groundbreaking business models and partnerships with global multi-sector organizations including governments, corporate, United Nations agencies, and grassroots social entrepreneurs.