Philippa has a BA from Barnard College and an MBA from Columbia Business School. She is a founding member of Barnard’s Athena Center for Leadership Studies and a co-founder of Columbia’s Women’s Leadership Council for Athletics. Other leadership roles at the University have included: Columbia Alumni Association (CAA) Board, Columbia University Club of NY Board and co-chair of CAA Arts Access. She has also been an active supporter of the Storefront Academy in Harlem. Philippa ran the Latin American Aviation Finance Group at Citigroup before leaving in 2000 to raise her triplet sons.