Kate Hegarty
Kate Hegarty

Kate Hegarty

MEDIA CONTACT: VP, MasterCard Communications

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Kate Hegarty is Vice President, Communications, Asia Pacific for MasterCard.

Joining MasterCard in 2012, Kate manages employee communications, philanthropy and corporate social responsibility.

Kate is passionate about the employee experience and the power of engagement as well as contributing to programs that improve the economic empowerment of consumers, allowing the underserved to participate in the financial system.

Kate is from Australia and has lived in Singapore for four years. Kate is a strong advocate for the safety, security and cleanliness of a cashless lifestyle.

Email: kate_hegarty@mastercard.com
Phone: +65 8218 2018

Recent Posts

Auckland, 17 October 2017 – As term four begins, an Auckland school is ramping up its focus on STEM with Girls4Tech™, a global Mastercard initiative, to encourage girls to get involved in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The Girls4Tech initiative, which launched in 2014, aims to teach girls aged 10-13 the foundations of STEM principles, …
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Girls enter the world of data analytics, encryption and cryptology to solve real-life challenges in workshops hosted by Mastercard employees Singapore, 11 October 2017 – Following its debut in Singapore and China in 2016, the Mastercard Girls4Tech™ program has returned for the second year in renewed partnerships with the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), Singapore …
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Girls4Tech™Workshops, Regional Partnerships Drive Effort to Engage, Enable and Empower Women across the Globe Singapore, 11 October 2017 – Mastercard today set a goal to reach 200,000 girls aged 10-13 around the world with its signature Girls4Tech™ program by 2020. The commitment was made as the company kicked off a global marathon of STEM (science, …
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Last year, Shalom Brune-Franklin was awarded the Chris Edmund scholarship, made possible by MasterCard and the Jackman Furness Foundation for Performing Arts (JFFPA). The third-year Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WWPA) acting student shares how the scholarship is enabling her to grow exponentially on stage both nationally and internationally. The Chris Edmund Scholarship was …
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Program will expand capacity and access to financing for smallholder farmers with a focus on vulnerable groups To tweet this news, copy and paste: #MasterCard & @mercycorps partner 2 drive #entrepreneurship in rural China http://news.mstr.cd/1XzMsak  Beijing, 18 March 2016 – MasterCard today announced a partnership with global humanitarian and development organization Mercy Corps to implement a …
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Kuala Lumpur, 12 January 2016 – MasterCard, in collaboration with the International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF), today announced the first recipient of the MasterCard – INCEIF Scholarship for Women. The scholarship was established to address the lack of women working in the Islamic Finance sector and nurture the talent that will contribute …
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Tokyo’s Luxury Shopping Complex and MasterCard Collaborate to Support Needy Children through MasterCard’s Purchase with Purpose™ Program Tokyo, 26 November 2015 – For the sixth straight holiday season, Roppongi Hills and MasterCard are encouraging shoppers to make a difference through the Purchase with Purpose program at the Roppongi Hills Christmas Market 2015. Whenever shoppers use …
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Tweet: NEWS: @Proj_Inspire announces 20 young social #entrepreneurs as semi-finalists http://news.mstr.cd/1XE4ied SINGAPORE, Tuesday, September 8, 2015: Singapore Committee for UN Women and MasterCard are proud to announce 20 young social entrepreneurs as official Project Inspire: 5 Minutes to Change the World 2015 semi-finalists. Celebrating its fifth year, the competition attracted over 430 entries from 65 …
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Tweet: NEWS: #MasterCard debuts #Girls4Tech program in Pune #India http://news.mstr.cd/1Euk4lx Pune, 1 September, 2015 – As part of a worldwide rollout, the MasterCard Girls4Tech™ program will return to India the week of 31 August, bringing the program to Pune in the State of Maharashtra. The hands-on, inquiry-based program connects the foundations of the MasterCard business to …
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As Singapore turns 50 on Aug 9 this year, MasterCard offices around the world celebrate her Golden Jubilee together! Over the course of half a century, the city-state has been transformed from a sleepy colonial outpost into an international financial services capital, and a global logistics and mobility hub. Singapore has achieved much and has …
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