Erin D. Dumbacher is the Alumni Chair of SAIS Global Women in Leadership, after serving as Vice President of Sponsorship for the Conference Committee in 2015-16. She is a second-year MA student concentrating in conflict management and international economics focusing on public management and conflict prevention. After her first year, Erin worked on the Cyber and National Security team within the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Prior to SAIS, Erin was a research and consulting leader at CEB and Atlantic Media Company, parent of The Atlantic and Government Executive, in the Washington, DC area. She was a Fulbright Scholar in Estonia in 2010 and has lived in Poland and Germany.