Dr. Catherine H. Tinsley is a Professor of Management at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University, and is the Executive Director of the Georgetown University Women’s Leadership Initiative. She received a Master’s and a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, and a B.A. in anthropology from Bryn Mawr College. Professor Catherine Tinsley specializes in negotiation, conflict analysis and dispute resolution, examining factors that lead to poor versus optimal outcomes. She also studies how cognitive biases influence decision making leading do sub-optimal decisions at both the individual and organizational level. She is a faculty affiliate of WIN at the School for Advanced International Studies at John’s Hopkins University, and of the Center for Peace and Securities Studies at the Edmund Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University. She is also a Zaeslin fellow at the college of Law and Economics, University of Basel, and a CPMR fellow for NASA, which had funded some of her research.


Barbara J. Krumsiek is a Georgetown University Women’s Leadership Institute Senior Industry Fellow in the 2015-2016 academic year. As the Institute’s first Senior Industry Fellow, Ms. Krumsiek will join an interdisciplinary group of faculty, scholars and industry experts from around the world whose expertise, intellectual pursuits and interests are in the areas of gender intelligence and leadership.

Ms. Krumsiek’s professional background spans forty years in the asset management field, most recently as the President & CEO of Calvert Investments Inc. from 1997 to 2014. During her tenure at Calvert, she advanced Calvert’s position as a globally recognized leader in sustainable and responsible investing. She served as Co-Chair of the United Nations Environment Programme – Finance Initiative for three years. A signature accomplishment at Calvert during her tenure has been the development of the Calvert Women’s Principles, a global code of conduct adopted by the UN Global Compact and UN Women as the basis for the UN Women’s Empowerment Principles.


Jen Dalton is a Georgetown University Women’s Leadership Institute Senior Industry Fellow in the 2015-2016 academic year. CEO of BrandMirror, she has over 15 years of experience in strategy, marketing, and coaching. In 2012, she made a gutsy move into the entrepreneurship space, launching her branding business and became a certified master personal branding strategist. She specializes in building your digital thought leadership on LinkedIn and other social media.

She has spoken to and coached thousands of individuals and entrepreneurs about defining their brands, crafting their stories, and how to stand out. She is an international speaker and has worked with companies like GE, IBM, Capital One, 1776, C-Lever, and more. In addition, Jen joined the Executive Coaching team in 2014 at Georgetown University and works with their Executive MBA candidates. She believes you need to be a noise-breaker, not a noise-maker.


Marcia Brown Mintz
is a Georgetown University Women’s Leadership Institute Senior Industry Fellow.  She currently serves as Managing Director of the Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy also housed in the McDonough School of Business. From 2003 to 2013, she served as Associate Provost of Georgetown University with a broad portfolio distinguished by policy development, analysis, and problem-solving.  Marcia has long held leadership roles working with and for the nation’s leading colleges and universities.  In the 1980s, she served as Assistant Dean in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University, and following that she was a consultant and managing director of Cambridge Associates LLC from 1989 to 2001.

Marcia is a founder and continuing member of the board of the Georgetown Scholarship Program established in 2004 to attract and reinforce the success of first-generation and other undergraduates receiving need-based financial aid. Her pro bono activity includes service to Vital Voices Global Partnership as Senior Advisor.