Meet the dedicated people behind the programs and services of Safe & Sound.
Katie Albright, J.D., is an attorney and family advocate with more than thirty years of legal and non-profit executive experience. Katie served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Safe & Sound for the past sixteen years, joining at the time it was called San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center. She now serves as Senior Advisor to focus on statewide policy to advance the well-being of children and families in California.
Katie’s prior experiences include SF Deputy City Attorney representing our public schools; SF Education Fund Policy Director leading a campaign to improve teacher quality and increase student retention; and, Preschool California Co-Director of Policy & Outreach campaigning statewide for universal preschool. Prior to serving as an associate at Latham & Watkins and clerking for the US District Court in Maryland, she co-founded and taught in the Kayole-Gitau Nursery School & Community Center in Nairobi, Kenya.
Katie actively serves on local and national, nonprofit and government boards and commissions. She was recently appointed by Governor Gavin Newsom to serve on the California Children and Families Commission and Mayor London Breed to serve on the San Francisco Homeless Oversight Commission. She received an Ascend Fellowship from The Aspen Institute and Social Entrepreneurship Fellowship at Stanford University. Katie graduated with honors from Georgetown University Law Center and Williams College.
She lives in San Francisco with her partner. They have two grown children. When not working, Katie loves hiking with her family.