Kate Anderson is the Director for the Center for Strategic Public-Private Partnerships housed within Los Angeles County’s Office of Child Protection. She has a long history of public service. She began her career working for Congressman Henry Waxman in Washington DC both before and after law school. She also served as Deputy Chief of Staff to Congresswoman Jane Harman. In between these positions, Kate was an attorney at Munger, Tolles, and Olson, LLP where she led the effort to start the first child care center sponsored by a law firm west of the Mississippi. She was also the Los Angeles Director of Children Now, a statewide child advocacy organization. She and her family live in the lovely community of Agoura Hills where Kate sits on the Agoura Hills Planning Commission. Kate earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Los Angeles where she served as Student Body President, and a J.D. from the University of Chicago where she served on the Law Review, graduated with High Honors, and was elected to the Order of the Coif.