Kate Stayman-London most recently worked as Lead Digital Writer for Hillary for America, where she had the opportunity to write for Secretary Clinton, President Obama, President Clinton, Vice President Biden, Michelle Obama, Barbra Streisand, and others. She also wrote, directed, and produced videos for surrogates including President Obama, Vice President Biden, Senator Al Franken, Lena Dunham, Will Ferrell, Kristen Schaal, Uzo Aduba, Josh Charles, the cast of The West Wing, and others.
Prior to joining Hilary for America, Kate served as Lead Storyteller for Change.org, where she wrote for some of the most recognized activists in the world, including the parents of Trayvon Martin and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Malala Yousafzai.
Kate's feminist comedy blog, “Ladies Against Humanity,” was named a 2015 BlogHer Voice of the Year. It has over 1 million views, more than 40,000 tumblr followers, and has been profiled by media outlets including New York Magazine, NPR, and Bitch Magazine.
Kate received a BA cum laude in English from Amherst College, where she studied playwriting with acclaimed playwright Constance Congdon. Her honors thesis, a play that chronicled the gay rights movement in Argentina, received the Stonewall Prize for Citizenship and Scholarship. She later earned an MFA in Writing for Film and Television from USC’s School of Cinematic Arts. There, she received numerous accolades, including being hand-selected by Steven Bochco for his pilot workshop and winning the Josh Schwartz Scholarship for the best original pilot at USC.
Kate’s writing has been recognized by organizations including Film Independent (Screenwriting Fellow), theWarner Bros. Writers’ Workshop (top 9 Finalist of 1750 applicants), the Austin Film Festival Screenwriting Competition (top 6 Semi-Finalist), and as the official USC nominee for the Student Humanitas Prize.
Kate is passionate about dismantling systemic racism, ensuring bodily autonomy for all women and girls, and creating a safe and equal society for the LGBT community. She lives in Los Angeles, where she stays mellow by avoiding Twitter, eating kale, and verbally encouraging the Mets to be better at baseball.