Advisory Council


Shmuel Ben-Gad
Business Specialist
GW Gelman Library System 

Wade Channell
Senior Economic Growth Advisor for Gender
US Agency for International Development (USAID)

Bernard Demczuk
Assistant Vice President for District of Columbia Relations
GW Office of Government, International, & Community Relations 

Mihir Desai
President
Dexis Consulting 

Chad Evans
Executive Vice President – Policy and Programs
U.S. Council on Competitiveness

Bradley Farnsworth
Vice President
Center for Internationalization & Global Engagement, American Council on Education

Shoko Hamano
Professor of Japanese & International Affairs
GW Columbian College of Arts and Sciences

Barron Harvey
Dean & Professor of Accounting
Howard University School of Business

Sonia Klein
UK/US Strategic Management / Political Consultant

Danny Leipziger
Professor of Practice of International Business
GW School of Business;
VP for Poverty Reduction (Retired), The World Bank

Robin Liebowitz
Principal, rkl3D LLC 

Taj Meah
Independent Information Technology & Services Professional;
Business Development Executive (Retired), IBM

Rex Pingle
President & CEO
PMD International 

Pradeep Rau
Professor of Marketing
GW School of Business 

John Saylor
Chairman
Virginia/Washington, DC District Export Council (DEC) 

Donna Scarboro
Associate Provost
GW Office of International Programs

Margaret Singleton
Vice President, Contracts & Programs
DC Chamber of Commerce 

Jennifer Spencer
Professor of International Business & International Affairs
GW School of Business 

Evelyn Suarez
Founder & CEO, The Suarez Firm;
President & Board Chair, Association of Women in International Trade (2016-17)

Christopher Vizas
Director
Smart Wave Inc. 

Robert Weiner
Professor of International Business & International Affairs
GW School of Business

Barbara Weisel
Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Southeast Asia & the Pacific
Office of the US Trade Representative 

Karima Woods
Director of Business Development & Strategy
DC Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning & Economic Development

Gilbert Yancey
Executive Director
F. David Fowler Career Center, GW School of Business