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About the Authors & Contributors

Martha Choe

Martha Choe

Martha Choe most recently served as the Chief Administrative Officer of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. In her role as CAO, she oversaw the foundation's Human Resources, Grantee Partnership, Enterprise Project Management, Security, and Global Workplace Resource operations teams. Before joining the Gates Foundation, Martha served as the director of the Washington State Department of Community, Trade and Economic Development. Prior to that, Martha was elected to two four-year terms on the Seattle City Council and chaired the transportation and economic development and finance committees.