Kate D. Levin

Principal, Cultural Assets Management, Bloomberg Associates; Head, Arts Program, Bloomberg Philanthropies

Kate Levin is a principal at Bloomberg Associates, heading the Cultural Assets Management discipline. She also oversees the Bloomberg Philanthropies Arts program. From 2002 to 2013, Levin served as commissioner of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs. Managing the largest single arts funder in the United States, she increased support for cultural organizations and expanded creative sector participation in economic development, tourism, human service, and education initiatives. The inaugural fellow at the National Center for Arts Research at Southern Methodist University, Levin was previously an English professor at City College/CUNY and served in former New York City mayor Ed Koch’s administration. 

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