Betsy Fischer Martin Executive Director, Women & Politics Institute and Executive in Residence SPA - Government

Betsy Fischer Martin is an Emmy-winning journalist and TV news executive. Currently she is Executive Director of AU School of Public Affairs' Women & Politics Institute and an SPA Executive in Residen

  fischerm@american.edu

  (202) 885-6149

My-Lien Le Assistant Director, WPI SPA - Government

My-Lien completed her M.A. in Comparative Politics of Gender & Development from American University in 2010. In 2008, My-Lien received her graduate certificate in Women, Policy & Political Leadership

  mylienle@american.edu

  (202) 885-3103

Julie Russell Part Time Staff

Julie is an experienced consultant with a Master of Science Degree in Economics. She is skilled in communications, event management, fundraising, nonprofit organizations, project management, and stra

  jrussell@american.edu

Jessica Francis

Jessica Francis is currently pursuing a Master of Public Policy degree with a concentration in social policy. She graduated suma cum laude from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, where she

  jf3269a@american.edu

Lisa Montenegro, Lead-Wiser, Leadership Coaching and Consulting

As a leadership coach, Lisa Montenegro works with leaders to realize their full potential, optimize performance, and increase satisfaction with their work and lives. As a long-time senior executive, she offers a unique insider perspective on the challenges of leaders, particularly in complex organizational settings. Her work's purpose is to help leaders to be wise…to evolve, transform, and succeed while enjoying their work and lives with intention and purposefulness.

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Fall 2020 Training Dates

September 19 & 20
November 14