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Patty Stonesifer

Patty StonesiferAKA Patricia Q. Stonesifer

Born: 1956
Birthplace: Indianapolis, IN

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Co-Chair of Gates Foundation

Graduated Indiana University in 1982. Hired by Microsoft's media division, she is responsible for their side of the MSNBC launch, as well as Encarta. Stonesifer departed Microsoft for Dreamworks, but was hired back by Bill Gates to head the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which she co-chairs with Bill Gates, Sr.

Father: (Indianapolis car salesman)
Husband: (previously married, two children in college as of 2003)
Husband: Michael Kinsley

    University: BA General Studies, Indiana University (1982)

    Microsoft Senior VP (-1997)
    DreamWorks SKG Technology Consultant
    American Academy of Arts and Sciences
    Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Co-Chair, CEO (1997-)
    EMILY's List
    Gore 2000
    Hillary Clinton for President
    Obama Victory Fund 2012
    Seattle Foundation Board Member
    Young Women's Christian Association
    Member of the Board of Alaska Air Group (1998-)
    Member of the Board of Amazon (1997-)
    Member of the Board of CBS (1999-)
    Member of the Board of Kinko's
    Member of the Board of Viacom (1999-2007?)
    Smithsonian Institution Regent

Appears in articles:
US News and World Report, 8-Dec-2003, DETAILS: The Gatekeeper -- Patty Stonesifer brings a new style of leadership to philanthropy

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