Michelle Bethel spent seven years on the board of the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT. Prior to that she lived in Shanghai China for seven years where her three children were born. She also co-founded the toy and game company Pazow!.  
She holds an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management and a BA from Smith CollegeMichelle currently lives in Miami with her husband and children.

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