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Kate Giscombe ’11

Kate (Hope) Giscombe graduated from Purchase College in 2011 with a BA in Media, Society, and the Arts and a minor in Anthropology. She has spent most of her professional career in the non-profit sector, currently holding the position of Manager of Development and Communications at Abbott House, a human services organization headquartered in Irvington, NY. Kate specializes in database management, donor stewardship, communication logistics, graphic design, event management, and financial reporting.

Kate joined in the PCAA Board in 2022 and looks forward to helping further the mission of Purchase College through alumni engagement. She lives in Dobbs Ferry, NY with her husband, stepson, and dog, Dahlia.


Media, Society and the Arts


Member, PCAA Board of Directors