Catherine M. King

Catherine brings over twenty years experience with major cultural institutions and innovative technology companies leading creative arts and media projects that promote awareness and action on social justice issues. As Vice President of Exhibitions and Programs at the International Museum of Women from 2007-2014, she was responsible for developing award-winning online exhibitions, pop-up installations, public programs, advocacy campaigns, and international partnerships. Major projects included Muslima: Muslim Women’s Art & Voices, MAMA: Motherhood Around the Globe, Economica: Women and the Global Economy, and Women, Power and Politics. Prior to IMOW, Catherine served for six years as Chief Curator of Exhibitions and Programming for the San Francisco Public Library. Before that she led content development for several of the first online education brands including and In previous positions she directed digital storytelling for emerging mobile media platforms at Visible Interactive and Antenna Audio for clients including the Smithsonian Institution, Lucasfilm, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Catherine has consulted to the Bay Area Video Coalition, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and the Contemporary Jewish Museum, and was on staff at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. She holds a degree in Art History from Smith College and studied at the Université de Paris (La Sorbonne) and Institut d’Études Politiques. Catherine is on the boards of the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library and the International Association of Women’s Museums and the advisory committee of the James C. Hormel LGBTQIA Center.