Headshot of Fredie Kay.

Fredie Kay

Founder & President

Fredie is the MA Women's History Center's Founder & President. She is an attorney and advocate for women’s rights and voting rights. She serves as the Massachusetts representative on the Votes for Women National Trail Committee of the National Collaborative of Women’s History Sites (NCWHS) and in leadership positions with a number of other organizations, including the Advisory Network of the Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts; the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston Community Council, the Advisory Council of Emerge MA, and the. Advisory Board of the Community Dispute Settlement Center. 

Ms. Kay began her legal career at Goodwin Procter LLP, after which she served as Deputy Legal Counsel to Governor Michael Dukakis and Governor William Weld, and was then appointed Director of the Massachusetts Office of Dispute Resolution, where she served for seven years. 

Fredie is a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center, the Harvard Kennedy School and the University of Maryland.  Fredie lives in Needham and has two children: Daughter Samantha is a pediatric resident at Northwestern University’s Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago, Illinois and son Taylor is a professional golfer in Florida.