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Anne WOJCICKI

American Anne WOJCICKI

born Anne E. WOJCICKI

American entrepreneur, and the co-founder and CEO of the personal genomics company 23andMe

Source :  Mary CUMMINS

Born: on July 28, 1973 in Palo Alto, California, United States  (47 years)


Biography

Wojcicki, the youngest of three daughters, was born in Palo Alto, California. Her parents are Esther Wojcicki (née Hochman), an educator of Russian-Jewish descent, and Stanley Wojcicki, a Polish-born physics professor emeritus at Stanford University. Her two sisters are Susan Wojcicki, CEO of YouTube and a former executive at Google, and Janet Wojcicki, anthropologist at the University of California, San Francisco.

Wojcicki grew up on the Stanford campus. When she was two, she learned how to figure skate, and later started playing ice hockey. She attended Gunn High School in Palo Alto, California, and was an editor for The Oracle, the school newspaper, and won a scholarship for her sports stories.

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