Patricia’s career has focused on building pathbreaking approaches to strategy, programming and fundraising to empower children, youth and women, especially in developing countries. She currently serves as Director at Save the Children and prior to that Vice President at Making Cents International, Managing Director at Unity Productions Foundation (UPF) and Director of Programs at the International Youth Foundation. At Save the Children, Patricia oversees Save the Children’s strategic expansion in the field of youth livelihoods, builds alliances and creates and manages programs for youth with reach across the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. She has also worked at the World Bank, National Westminster Bank and The Fuji Bank and lived in Japan and Ukraine. As a volunteer, she previously served as Treasurer of Americans for Informed Democracy and recently retired as Co-Chair of 9/11 Unity Walk in Washington, DC. Patricia holds an M.P.P. in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School and a B.A. from Brown University.