Amy Carter

Amy Carter

Director of Community Engagement

Amy Carter is director of Community Engagement at the Gates Foundation, where she and her team work to support an equitable and thriving Seattle region (King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties) through support to organizations aligned with the priorities and interests of the Gates Foundation. Amy’s work also includes management of the personal giving of the Gates family. During her 23 years at the Gates Foundation, Amy also worked in the Global Health Program, U.S. Special Initiatives, and as special program officer to CEO Patty Stonesifer.

Amy received her master's in public health from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree in international relations from Mount Holyoke College. Earlier in her career, Amy worked at the Echoing Green Foundation, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, and the William & Flora Hewlett Foundation. Amy currently serves on the boards of the Seattle Foundation and Gates Cambridge Scholarship.

Fun Facts:

  1. Climbed Mt. Rainier in honor of her father and a (gulp) “milestone” birthday.
  2. Loves Indian food, Taylor Swift, and her hometown, Tacoma, WA.