Principal, KME Consulting. Lawyer, civic leader and human rights advocate. Boards: Human Rights Watch; The Thomas Mann House; Bard College Berlin. Advisory Boards: United Way in Germany; KCRW Berlin; USC Center on Public Diplomacy (past Chair). Member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Pacific Council on International Policy. Worked in the Clinton Administration as a senior political appointee and spokesperson for the U.S. Information Agency. Election observer in Nigeria, and engaged in relief projects in Sri Lanka post-tsunami, Greece during the refugee crisis, and New Orleans post-Katrina. Recipient of numerous civic and cultural honors. Deeply active in U.S. Presidential politics and helped many Democratic candidates on the local, state and federal level.