Sarah Kate Ellis is the President and CEO of GLAAD, the world’s LGBTQ media advocacy organization. In this role, she leads GLAAD’s work as a watchdog and resource with news, entertainment, and social media, with the goal of growing acceptance of LGBTQ people. She also expanded GLAAD’s work to partner with global business and commissioned GLAAD’s annual Accelerating Acceptance report, which measures sentiment towards LGBTQ people.

Prior to GLAAD, Sarah Kate was a media executive who ran marketing for magazines such as Vogue, In Style and Real Simple.

Her wife Kristen and her raise twins in New York.

Summits Attended: 2016 NY

Diverse representation is a priority for us. We're proud to say that our Summit speakers are 80% queer women, 50% women of color, 25% Black & Latinx, and 15% transgender and gender nonconforming.