Full Name
Sarah Kate Ellis
Job Title
President and CEO

Sarah Kate Ellis is the President and CEO of LGBTQ advocacy organization GLAAD. Most recently, she accepted the Governors Award at the 75th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards and was named to the 2023 TIME100, its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. During her ten years of leading GLAAD, she has run winning campaigns for marriage equality, representation of LGBTQ people in media, education on transgender people, and more. She works directly with CEOs, elected officials, and the most recognizable journalists and celebrities to advance LGBTQ acceptance. She has moderated and participated in official engagements about global LGBTQ issues at the White House, before the U.S. Congress, and at leading industry conferences and events including FORTUNE Most Powerful Women Summit, Clinton Global Initiative, ADCOLOR, Cannes Lions, and the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland. Sarah Kate is a regular expert on CNN, MSNBC, and across print and online media. Prior to GLAAD, Sarah Kate was a media executive. She and her wife co-authored a children’s book entitled ‘All Moms’ and they reside in New York with their children.

Sarah Kate Ellis