Patty holds a Master of Fine Arts in Theater Producing (Design & Production program) from CalArts, is an alumni of the GSP program in Exponential Technologies from Singularity University at NASA Ames, the HIVE Global Leaders Program, and featured Technologist/Futurist of the USC World Building Institute "FRONTERA" event.
At the Centennial Olympic Games, Patty was a member of the Opening & Closing Ceremonies team and liaison to NBC. She headed creative production, tech integration, logistics, and coordination of a $4.5M budget proposal for the Shanghai World Expo 2010.
Termed a "true art/scientist" by Art of Science Learning, Director Harvey Seifter, Patty applies STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) processes and tools for development, innovation and team building.
In the movement of Increasing Women in Entertainment Technology, she has been a featured speaker at the Qualcomm Institute's "Future of Virtual Reality Conference", at the Digital LA "Digital Women 2015 Conference", Open Simulator Community Conference, Metaverse Cultural Series, and is a Co-Author/Ambassador of the "Innovating Women: Past, Present and Future" book project from Singularity University at NASA (sponsored by Google for Entrepreneurs).