Program Manager, Executive Education and Abshire-Inamori Leadership AcademySamuel Weaver is the project manager for Executive Education at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), where he is responsible for assisting in the successful administration and execution of educational programming at CSIS. Mr. Weaver provides operational oversight of the comprehensive leadership and geopolitical training initiatives CSIS offers for foreign diplomats, federal agencies, and corporate executives. Previously, he was the program coordinator with Executive Education and the Abshire-Inamori Leadership Academy. Prior to joining CSIS, he was a program intern with the World Affairs Council, as well as a research and advocacy intern with the Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy, where he focused on U.S. security assistance to Egypt. As an undergraduate, Mr. Weaver interned with the Institute of European Studies in Brussels, as well as the American Chamber of Commerce in Jordan. He holds bachelor’s degrees with honors in both global studies and political science from the University of California, Santa Barbara.