Kathy Hall is the director of the Empowering Girls Program at The Summit Foundation. Since joining Summit in 2010, Kathy has overseen the program’s focus on girls’ equality and youth leadership development through initiatives to address sexual and reproductive health & rights, child marriage/early unions, girls’ access to education and livelihoods, and gender norm change, with a primary focus in Mesoamerica. Kathy was previously Deputy Director of Women and Population at the United Nations Foundation. She also served as Co-Executive Director of Just Detention International. For almost nine years, she helped build and ultimately directed the Global Legal Program of the Center for Reproductive Rights, expanding its UN and human rights advocacy, U.S. foreign policy focus and regional programs, including documenting reproductive rights abuses. She also worked in private legal practice, was a law clerk to a federal judge and served on the Board of the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC), chairing its CEO search committee. She is a graduate of Princeton University and Columbia University School of Law. Kathy has co-chaired the Youth Leadership & Engagement Working Group and is currently co-chair of the Board of Funders for Reproductive Equity (FRE).