Susan Eisenhower

The Elizabeth French Hitchcock Lecture; Chairman of Leadership & Public Policy Programs at The Eisenhower Institute of Gettysburg College; President of the Eisenhower Group, Inc.

Leading in Transformational Times

About the Speaker

Susan Eisenhower is the Eisenhower Institute’s Chairman of Leadership and Public Policy Programs. She was a founding director and the first president of the Eisenhower Institute where she became known for her work in the former Soviet Union and in the energy field. Eisenhower also serves as President of the Eisenhower Group, Inc., which provides strategic counsel on political and business projects. Eisenhower has served on several blue ribbon commissions, most recently the Blue Ribbon Commission on America’s Nuclear Future, in addition to the Baker-Cutler Commission on US funded nuclear nonproliferation programs in Russia. In 2011, Eisenhower was appointed to the Dept. of Energy’s Nuclear Energy Advisory Committee. Previously, she worked on the NASA Advisory Council and the National Academy of Sciences' standing Committee on International Security and Arms Control. Eisenhower has been a Fellow at Harvard's JFK School of Government's Institute of Politics and a Distinguished Fellow at the Nixon Center. She currently sits on the boards of the Nuclear Threat Initiative, the Energy Future Coalition, and the MIT Energy Initiative, and is an advisor to the US Chamber of Commerce's Institute for 21st Century Energy. At Gettysburg College, Eisenhower offers her undergraduate program, Strategy & Leadership in Transformational Times, which highlights the vital intersection between strategy and leadership while emphasizing the truly transformational times we are living in today.