Lorrie Foster leads the global corporate volunteer council and research working group on disaster-related corporate volunteering for the International Association for Volunteer Effort. She previously worked for the Conference Board, a global think tank, where she managed conferences, research working groups, and then councils – the organization’s signature peer networking program. Lorrie also led the World Trade Institute, formerly located in the World Trade Center in New York. She began her career at AT&T International, where she was part of the task force that developed the company’s first global strategic plan. Lorrie earned an MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School and an A.B. in diplomacy and world affairs from Occidental College.