Josie McSpadden

Sr Comms Officer/US Program
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Josie Duckett McSpadden is a senior communications officer for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation helping to elevate education work and build media relationships. Previously, she was an 8th grade writing teacher in San Antonio, TX. Before teaching Josie was a Peace Corps spokesperson and worked on press relations at U.S. State Department and The White House. She holds master’s degrees from the U.S. Naval War College and Georgetown University.

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