Kate Karn

Director Public Policy & A/Coordinator, Mastercard Changeworks

Mastercard Canada

As Director, Public Policy at Mastercard Canada, Kate supports the development and management of the company’s public affairs and government relations programs. In addition, she serves as Acting Coordinator for Mastercard Changeworks™, Mastercard Canada’s social impact program, managing partnerships to help Canada’s not-for-profits harness the power of technology and data to create positive change for Indigenous and new Canadian entrepreneurs.


thursday – 01:00pm Masterclasses Equality

Time Icon 60 mins

Location Icon Meridian Hall - Castle Point Numa Lounge

Community Partnership as a Force for Good

In this Masterclass, Mastercard in Canada will focus on the critical role of making a difference for entrepreneurs who encounter additional challenges, especially those from diverse backgrounds – including Indigenous communities and newcomers. We’ll explore the power of community partnerships and engagement to contribute to a stronger, more inclusive, and more equitable Canada. Hear from industry leaders who are driving change with impactful strategies and providing actionable insights to help create a more inclusive and equitable future for all.