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Entry in the IOC 2010
Country USA (United States of America)
Born 03 January 1980
Bachelor of Arts (cum laude) in Government, Harvard University (United States of America) (2004); Master of Education in Sports Management, University of Minnesota (United States of America) (2010); Master of Business Administration, Harvard Business School (United States of America) (2014)

Senior Management Associate, Hedge Fund Industry; Entrepreneur

Sports practised
Ice hockey

Sports career
Olympic Games: gold medal in 1998, silver medal in 2002 and 2010, bronze medal in 2006; World Championships: 4-time gold medallist, 7-time silver medallist; Harvard University National Champion (1999); Member of the All-Star Team in 3 Olympic Games and 7 World Championships. World Inline Hockey World Champion (2007)

Sports administration
United States Olympic Committee (USOC) Board of Directors member; USOC Athlete Advisory Board member; World Olympian’s Association Executive Board Member; former Director of the NHL's New York Islander’s “Project Hope” and Children’s Foundation; Right to Play Athlete Ambassador; World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Foundation Board member (2011-); MC10 (healthcare technology company) Athlete Advisory Board member; Women’s Sports Foundation past President and current Board of Directors member

Author of “Breaking the Ice”

Awards and distinctions
Top VIII Award as Top Student Athlete in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2004); Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award winner as top NCAA hockey player (2004); holds record for most games played for Team USA (man or woman); first female (non-goalie) to play professional men's ice hockey in North America (2006); Member of the Hockey Hall of Fame (2015), USA Hockey Hall of Fame (2015), Academic All-American Hall of Fame (2015)

IOC History
Member (2010-2014) then Vice-Chair (2014-) of the Athletes' Commission; Member of the following Commissions: Entourage (2010-2015), Evaluation then Coordination for the XXIII Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 (2011-), Public Affairs and Social Development through Sport (2015-), Coordination for the XXIV Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 (2016-); Chair of the Coordination Commission for the 2nd Winter Youth Olympic Games Lillehammer 2016 (2012-2016); Member of the Board of Directors of Olympic Channel Services S.A., Switzerland (2015-)