Patricia Weisenfeld is Managing Director at the MJS Foundation, a private family foundation based in New York City. Previously, Patty served as Vice President of Special Initiatives at the Simons Foundation where she managed the founder’s institutional grantmaking and the foundation’s outreach and education efforts.
Weisenfeld brings a broad range of experience in domestic and international not-for-profit management with a focus on public health and organizational development. Prior to joining the Simons Foundation in March 2008, she spent ten years in Southeast Asia on assignments for Pathfinder International, Planned Parenthood, the Asian Development Bank, the World Health Organization and the United Nations. Previously, she served as vice president of operations at Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic.
Weisenfeld holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and a master’s degree in public administration from New York University’s Wagner School of Public Service.