Kate Gould serves as the Legislative Director for Middle East Policy at the Friends Committee on National Legislation, a Quaker lobby in the public interest. Kate directs FCNL’s lobbying on Middle East policy, and is one of only a handful of registered lobbyists in Washington, D.C. working to support diplomatic solutions to disputes between the U.S. and Iran and the conflicts in Syria, Iraq, Yemen and Israel/Palestine. Gould was profiled in 2015 as the “Quaker Lobbyist Behind the Iran Deal Fight,” by Congressional Quarterly, an outlet with readership that includes 95% of members of Congress, and her analysis has been published in USA Today, The Guardian, CNN, TIME and other national outlets.

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Kate Gould

Legislative Director for Middle East Policy

Friends Committee on National Legislation (Quakers)

Direct: 202-903-2516