Prior to beginning her consulting practice she was the executive director of Zonta International, a women’s service organization with members in 65 countries, and the Council of Great Lakes Governors (now the Conference of Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Governors and Premiers). She led both organizations through strategic planning processes and implementing their plans.
Ms. Koenig has a M.A. in International Relations from Yale University. She has been a featured speaker to many groups including the American Society of Association Executives, the Association Forum of Chicago, Goodwill Industries International and Independent Sector. Her publications include the book Going Global the Greater Good: Succeeding as a Nonprofit in the International Community, Jossey Bass, 2004, as well as numerous articles about the operations of nonprofit organizations.(See Resources section)
Ms. Koenig has lived and worked in Australia, China, France, India and Mauritania, West Africa, as well as having traveled to over 40 other countries.