At the Port of Seattle, Kathleen Hurley manages a portfolio of natural resource management and restoration projects focused on revitalizing the health of estuarine and marine environments in the urban context. These projects include partnership development, strategic planning, policy, coastal science, stakeholder engagement, and facilitation. Additionally, she has worked at the crossroads of economic development, climate change, and natural resource management across the U.S. and on the ground in over a dozen countries in Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), UNDP, and the World Bank on climate and environmental issues. Her goal is to identify meaningful opportunities for adaptation, mitigation, and conservation of natural resources. Throughout her career, she has collaborated with diverse sectors to create benefits for the environment and society.