Women's Forum USA 2023


Kate Guy

US State Department

Senior Advisor on Climate


Kate Guy serves as Senior Advisor at the U.S. Department of State, within the Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs. Her role with the Administration focuses on confronting growing global climate and environmental security challenges. Ms. Guy was the lead author of the Center for Climate and Security’s 2020 Security Threat Assessment of Global Climate Change, a groundbreaking report on the security implications of future warming scenarios on each U.S. Global Combatant Command. She also served as Deputy Director of the International Military Council on Climate and Security (IMCCS). She was involved in the 2020 and 2021 World Climate and Security reports, including authoring the 2021 Climate Security Threat Perception Survey. She has been an active member of the CCS-led Climate and Security Working Group and Climate and Security Advisory Group since 2019, where she contributed to the group’s A Climate Security Plan for America.

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Women at the heart of climate action

Hilda Flavia Nakabuye
Girl Rising
Nina Gardner
Strategy International
Kate Guy
US State Department
Senior Advisor on Climate
Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim
Association of Peul Women and Autochthonous Peoples of Chad (AFPAT)
Climate activist and Coordinator
Mary Sattler Peltola
US House of Representatives