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Susan Eisenhower

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Susan Eisenhower

President, The Eisenhower Group, Inc; Author, "How Ike Led"
Susan Eisenhower

Susan Eisenhower is a policy analyst, business consultant, speaker and writer with over 35 years of experience in national security and related strategic leadership issues. She has provided analysis on these topics for major network television. Her op-ed articles and essays have been featured in newspapers such as The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, the Naval Institute’s Proceedings, and the National Academy of Sciences Issues in Science and Technology.  

She served eight years on the National Academy of Sciences Standing Committee on International Security and Arms Control and NASA’s Advisory Council. She was also a member of three Blue Ribbon Commissions for the Department of Energy. In that role, she was engaged in topics related to the United States’ long term nuclear policy. 

Eisenhower has written five books. Her most recent, How Ike Led: The Principles Behind Eisenhower’s Biggest Decisions has received acclaim nationally and internationally. 

Eisenhower is Director Emeritus of the Eisenhower Institute, which she co-founded forty years ago and is the founder and chairman of The Eisenhower Group, Inc, a Washington, D.C.-based company that has, for decades, offered strategic and leadership consulting solutions for Fortune 500 companies and other prominent organizations. 

She has received many awards, including seven honorary degrees, from—among others, the Army War College at Carlisle and-- as it is now called-- The Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey. In 2016 she was awarded the Legion D’Honneur—France’s highest award for civilian merit.