Katherine Smith is executive director of the Center for Corporate Citizenship, Boston College Carroll School of Management, and serves as part-time faculty at the Carroll School of Management where she teaches "Business in Society."
As executive director, she leads the team, oversees content, events and strategic partnerships that contribute to the organization's success. Katherine has worked with public private partnerships for more than 20 years through her career in nonprofit and higher education.
She has worked at Brown University where she served last as AVP for Research, and the University of Massachusetts where she served as COO of the Foundation with more than $700 million under management. She has unique experience working on facilitating large scale public-private partnerships and joint research projects over the course of her career. Katherine is the co-author with Dave Stangis of "21st Century Corporate Citizenship: A practical Guide to Delivering Value to Society and to Your Business," published by Emerald in 2017.