Ali Corwin is the special assistant and executive officer to the President and CEO. Previously, she was the program manager with the Abshire-Inamori Leadership Academy, where she focused on providing rising leaders with training and learning opportunities in leadership, professional development, and foreign policy. Prior to joining CSIS, she worked at the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC), where she managed and executed high level events focused on protecting U.S. development and diplomacy programs. Ali holds a B.A. in public policy from the Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan, and a Masters of Management from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.