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Cathy Foster

The Womens Conference

How She Empowers Others

Cathy Foster has been at Apple for over 13 years in the Worldwide Government Affairs Department. Currently, she is responsible for Corporate Government Affairs. In this role, she manages all international, national and state government official briefings at Apple.

Prior to Apple, Cathy served as Director of Government Affairs for National Semiconductor Corporation, where she managed worldwide government affairs. Before joining National Semiconductor in 1993, Cathy worked in the Public Affairs Department at Levi Strauss & Company managing international trade issues.

From 1989-1992, Cathy served as Associate Director in the Political Office at The White House during President George Herbert Walker Bush's Administration. In this role, she was responsible for developing and implementing the President's political and legislative agenda in ten western states.

She holds a BA in Political Science and Business Administration from UCLA. She is married to Andy Foster and has four girls.