Safiya Ghori-Ahmad is the South Asia Regional Director at McLarty Associates, a Washington-based global consulting firm that advises Fortune 500 companies on market entry and regulatory strategies. She is a lawyer, and spent a decade in the U.S. government at the State Department and Senate, advising Secretaries of State Clinton and Kerry, and Senator Menendez on foreign policy issues. She is a founding member of Chief DC, a network for female executives, a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council's South Asia Center, and serves on the board of Women in International Trade (WIIT). She holds a JD/MA from the University of Arkansas.
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