Kate Tallant is a Director at FSG, a nonprofit consulting firm and think tank specializing in strategy, evaluation, and research. She helps organizations develop solutions to address the most pressing social issues, with a concentration in education, workforce development, financial security, and entrepreneurship. Kate has led more than 30 engagements advising multinational corporations, foundations, international NGOs, and school districts on strategy, program design, market analyses, and evaluation. Clients include Microsoft, Intel, Intuit, SAP, The North Face, BlackRock, Target, PATH, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Mercy Corps. She has authored papers and blogs on shared value, global education, higher education reform, and opportunity youth. Prior to FSG, Kate worked as a strategy consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton. She began her career as an educator in the San Francisco Unified School District, developing and managing support services for at-risk high school youth.