Kate Stratten

CEO, IntraHealth

Kate Stratten brings over 20 years of leadership and technical experience managing multimillion-dollar, international public health projects.

For the past 16 years, Stratten has held several leadership positions at IntraHealth, including senior program manager, regional director, and vice president of programs. She has been instrumental in developing IntraHealth’s 2030 strategy and establishing a decentralized, regional structure; building IntraHealth’s PEPFAR and local capacity-strengthening portfolio; and institutionalizing data-driven growth and high-quality programming. She excels in leading global teams, fostering a culture of collaboration and equality.

Stratten’s areas of expertise include HIV and AIDS, family planning, gender-based violence, maternal and child health, and health systems strengthening. Prior to joining IntraHealth, she worked for Johns Hopkins Center for Communications Programs, where she led initiatives such as the establishment of the AIDS Resource Center in Ethiopia, the national AIDS Hotline in South Africa and served as technical advisor for a large HIV/AIDS program in Namibia.

She holds a bachelor’s degree and honors in social work from the University of Cape Town.