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Patricia (Pat) Kozu

The Century Foundation
Chief Operating Officer
New York
Pat Kozu is chief operating officer at The Century Foundation, a progressive think tank which undertakes timely and critical analyses of major economic, educational, governmental, privacy, and social inequality issues. She is responsible for finance, investments, operations, HR, technology, business development and fundraising.

Prior to this, she served as Interim Executive Director for nonprofits going through leadership transitions. Previously, she was Managing Director at the National Employment Law Project, Vice President, Finance & Administration at The F.B. Heron Foundation, and held executive positions at multinational corporations as well as at entrepreneurial, Internet-based ventures. Pat serves on the board of directors of the Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of NY. She is a member of the U.S.-Japan Council and is on the Steering Committee of the Asian Women Giving Circle. Pat mentors Baruch College students in the Financial Women’s Association program.

She earned her B.S in mathematics and statistics at the University of Washington and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa and Pi Mu Epsilon. From New York University she received her M.S. in quantitative analysis (Operations Research and Management Science) and a post-master’s certificate in Marketing and was inducted in Beta Gamma Sigma and Delta Pi Sigma.