Diane Shoemaker, M.A.
Diane Shoemaker is an international leadership and fellowship consultant. She served Eisenhower Fellowships for 30 years, selecting and coaching leaders from around the world in her role as Program Director under the Chairmanship of President George H. W. Bush, Dr. Henry Kissinger, and General Colin Powell, respectively. She has assisted a generation of women and men to become outstanding leaders in government, business, healthcare, NGOs, and the arts. While serving as Senior Director for the global alumni network, Diane was noted for strategically nurturing active engagement among professionals at the highest levels.
Diane organized and directed Women’s Leadership Conferences in Miami, London, and Philadelphia and served as lead staff in organizing international thematic conferences in Paris, Colombo, Rome, and Santiago. She was instrumental in launching Eisenhower Fellowship’s Youth Leadership Initiative. Diane is a founding member of the Global Leadership Consortium, which includes Yale World Fellows, Ashoka, German Marshall Memorial Fellows, TED Fellows, the Aspen Institute, Harvard Loeb Fellows, and Kellogg Fellows Leadership Alliance.
Currently, Diane is an advisor for MyPhy, Geneva, Switzerland; the Center for Asian African Studies in Islamabad, Pakistan; and FAIMER. She is an honorary Eisenhower Fellow with the Eisenhower Fellows of Philadelphia.
Diane received a B.A. in Political Science from the State University of New York at Cortland, Cortland, New York and an M.A. in Government and Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia.