Kay has worked in the field of Holocaust education for 15 years, firstly at the Holocaust Educational Trust where she became Head of Education, then as a lecturer at the IOE’s Centre for Holocaust Education, University of London. Whilst at the IOE’s  she contributed to the national research into teacher approaches to the Holocaust, and wrote and delivered professional development programmes including contributing to the Centre’s MA module. She is currently acting as a consultant at the USC Shoah Foundation - The Institute for Visual History and Education in Los Angeles, contributing to the Auschwitz: The Past is Present, an education and communication programme focused on the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau.    She has spoken at conferences around the world on themes relating to Holocaust education, and was Educator in Residence for Holocaust Education Week, Toronto 2011. Kay served as a member of the UK delegation to International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) from 2005-2014.   Her published works include, ‘The British Government and the Kindertransport: Moving Away from the Redemptive Story,’ Prism,  2013 and ‘Finding a place for the victim:  building a rationale for educational visits to Holocaust-related sites,’ Teaching History, 2010.  Kay’s recent research has focused on gendered approaches to memory, memorialisation and education in Rwanda.