Mira Patel, Economic Impact, Facebook

Mira Patel, Economic Impact, Facebook

Economic Impact, Facebook

Mira Patel leads Economic Impact at Facebook. Most recent she was a fellow at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and previously served in the Obama Administration directly advising two Cabinet officials, including Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, on foreign affairs and economic policy. Patel founded the State Department’s $30M Global Equality Fund and the Women in Public Service Project and defined U.S. diplomatic priorities on gender equality and international LGBT rights.  Patel is a Council on Foreign Relations Term Member and was previously a Point Foundation Scholar and an Atlantic Council Millennium Fellow. She holds an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and a BA from Wellesley College.