Pat Kozu is chief operating officer at The Century Foundation, a progressive think tank addressing entrenched inequalities in education, job/economy, health care, and foreign policy. Before this, she served as transitional executive director at nonprofit organizations undergoing transformation. Previously, she was managing director of the National Employment Law Project; served as vice president, finance & administration at The F.B. Heron Foundation; and held executive roles in operations, finance, and marketing at Citibank, American Express, and at several entrepreneurial ventures. Ms. Kozu is currently on the Board of Directors of the Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York, sits on the steering committee of the Asian Women Giving Circle, is a member of the U.S.-Japan Council, and volunteers as a mentor to young leaders. She received a bachelor of science in mathematics and statistics from the University of Washington and a master of science in quantitative analysis and post-master’s certificate in marketing from New York University.