With over 25 years of experience in domestic and international policy Stephenie’s consulting practice advises clients on issues ranging from public/private partnerships, global networking, political strategy and lobbying. Her international work has taken her to more than 20 countries. Previously she served as Chief of Staff to two United States Senators (Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) and Christopher Dodd (D-CT)), held senior positions at Legacy and Planned Parenthood and was appointed by President Clinton as General Counsel for the U.S. General Services Administration. Stephenie was a former law partner in California and is currently a Professorial Lecturer at American University. She is an author and blogger and you can follow her work at www.baronessgoudie.com, www.stephenieFoster.com, www.connectusfund.com.
Maha Chelhot is currently Executive Assistant to Baroness Goudie.
Previously she worked as an editor and translator for BBC Worldwide. She’s also worked as a French Secondary School Teacher in London schools.
Maha has received a BA in Philosophy from University College London and a Postgraduate Teaching Certificate (PGCE) from the Institute of Education, London.