Claire Preisser is the Associate Director at the Aspen Institute Business and Society Program (BSP). In this role, she leads Aspen BSP’s portfolio of programs aimed at influencing business education, so that our next generation of leaders will have an expansive and inspiring view of the role of the firm in society, and their own role as business leaders and citizens. This work includes the Aspen Undergraduate Business Education Consortium, Ideas Worth Teaching and the Ideas Worth Teaching Award.
Claire was Program Manager and Associate Director of the Business and Society Program from 2001-7. In 2008-9, Claire was Development Director at the Tobin Project, which seeks to connect academic research agendas with pressing public policy issues. She has also served as freelance writer on several projects examining corporate leadership. Claire serves on the board of directors of the UN’s Global Compact Network USA.
Claire’s early career experiences include two years at a boutique management consulting firm specializing in systems thinking and seven years in direct service roles with the elderly, women in recovery, and political refugees. Claire holds a BA from The College of William and Mary and an MBA from The F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College.