Kate Gibson joined the Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute in August 2016. She develops and manages domestic and international projects related to entrepreneurship, innovation, and agriculture. Kate interfaces between external stakeholders and computer scientists on technology development projects with applications in agriculture and builds partnerships with nonprofit and for-profit external partners. She enjoys cultivating a positive team culture that promotes collaboration, efficiency, and transparency.
Kate's expertise includes project management, data and geospatial analyses, stakeholder engagement, product development, workshop organization, facilitation, and public communication. She holds a master’s degree in agronomy and bachelor’s degrees in both environmental restoration and water science, all from UNL.