George A. Lehner, an international lawyer, began his career at the U.S. Department of State working principally on UN and international claims related matters. He now serves as Chair of the Board of Trustees of The Fund for Peace. He is a co-founder of the International Women’s Media Foundation (a nonprofit to promote freedom of the press around the world), serves as counsel to White House Correspondents’ Association, and is on the Board of RefugePoint and the International Senior Lawyers Project. He has been an adjunct professor of law at Georgetown and George Washington Universities. George is based in Washington D.C.