Condoleezza Rice

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Condoleezza Rice

Dr. Rice has served as a member of our board of directors since December 2009. Since September 2020, Dr. Rice has served as the Tad and Dianne Taube Director of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. In addition, Dr. Rice has served as the Denning Professor of Global Business and the Economy for the Stanford Graduate School of Business since September 2010.


Since March 2009, Dr. Rice has served as the Thomas and Barbara Stephenson Senior Fellow of Public Policy for the Hoover Institution at Stanford University and as a Professor of Political Science for Stanford University. Dr. Rice has also served as a partner at Rice, Hadley, Gates & Manuel LLC, an international strategic consulting firm that Dr. Rice founded, since November 2009.


From January 2005 to January 2009, Dr. Rice served as the Secretary of State of the United States of America and from January 2001 to January 2005, Dr. Rice served as Chief National Security Advisor to President George W. Bush. Dr. Rice currently serves on the board of directors of Makena Capital Management, LLC, a private endowment firm. From April 2014 to May 2021, Dr. Rice served on the board of directors of Dropbox, Inc., a cloud-based file sharing company.


Dr. Rice holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Denver, an M.A. in Political Science from the University of Notre Dame, and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Denver.