In addition to being a book author, Kate White is the editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan, the largest-selling women's magazine in the world. Under her editorship, guaranteed circulation has increased by over 500,000 and Cosmo now sells on average two million copies a month on newsstands alone.
Kate began her career in the magazine business by winning Glamour Magazine's Top Ten College Women contest and appearing on the cover.
She was an editorial assistant at Glamour and later became a feature writer and columnist for the magazine. She went on to hold key jobs at several national magazines, including Mademoiselle. She eventually was named editor-in-chief of Child and then later Working Woman and McCall's. Before joining Cosmo, she served as editor-in-chief of Redbook for four years.
White became editor-in-chief of Cosmo in 1998. She is the recipient of the Matrix award, which honors "extraordinary achievements of outstanding women in the communications field."