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Kate Howe is Executive Director of the Indy Hunger Network, which aims to create a system that ensures anyone who is hungry can access the nutrition food they need. She is also a leader of Bread the World’s Central Indiana Leadership Team. Prior to joining the Indy Hunger Network, Howe worked with the Midwest Invasive Plant Network. She became interested in food insecurity through serving as a volunteer and board member for the Mid-North Food Pantry. After seeing the challenges of poverty and food insecurity up close, she became passionate about working to improve the hunger relief system for people in need of food assistance. Kate holds a B.A. in Biology from Macalester College, an M.S. in Ecology from the University of Minnesota, and a Ph.D. in Biology from the University of Washington. She is Episcopalian. Indianapolis, Indiana.
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