Kate L. Harrison Expertise: Startup marketing, Eco-friendly/sustainable businesses Title: Writer, entrepreneur, author Education: Vassar College, Yale University, Pace University Highlights Kate L. Harrison is a best-selling author and entrepreneur who built and sold the leading green wedding marketplace in the country. She has a JD in environmental law from Pace and a Master's in Environmental Management from Yale. Today, Harrison runs a branding and marketing firm (Kate L. Harrison Consulting, LLC) that specializes in helping ethical business and nonprofits grow. Experience Kate is the author of several books, including a best-selling green wedding book that launched her career as an entrepreneur. In 2009, she founded the venture-backed startup greenbrideguide.com, which she sold to mywedding.com in 2014. Over the 5 years she ran it, she grew the brand into the premier green wedding destination online and helped over 2 million brides go green with eco-friendly wedding ideas, products and services. She also created the country's first online green wedding professional certification course to teach wedding industry professionals how to green their businesses and attract eco-minded clients.Today, Kate runs a communications, branding and content marketing firm specializing in eco-friendly businesses, nonprofits and green tech. Her clients include national organizations, health departments and high tech startups in machine learning, drones, and health tech. Education Kate graduated with honors from Vassar College with a B.A. in Environmental Conservation and Sustainable Development. She went on to receive a M.E.M from the Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and a J.D. in Environmental Law from Pace. About The Balance The Balance, a Dotdash Meredith brand, makes money easy to understand. We give people tools they need to not only make smart financial decisions but also prepare for the experiences they will have along the way. Our team of expert writers and editors have extensive qualifications in the topics they cover, and many of them have MBAs, PhDs, CFPs, and other advanced degrees and professional certifications. We require our writers to use primary sources in their articles, which are also approved by our Financial Review Board and fact-checked. You can learn more about the standards we follow in producing accurate, unbiased content in our editorial policy.