As Chief of Staff, Ms. Mauk is responsible for motivating and coordinating global staff to collaborate and focus on implementing the CEO’s vision as well as strategic planning and managing board relations. Prior to Women for Women International, Ms. Mauk served as Special Advisor to the CEO and White House Liaison at The Corporation for National and Community Service. Ms. Mauk began her career path in the classroom teaching kindergarten and has progressed over the years to include training for a professional association and ‘wearer of many hats’ for a successful start-up. Combined, Ms. Mauk has over 20 years’ experience supporting people of all ages, places, and backgrounds be better. She believes it’s a privilege to have the opportunity to witness & take part in the lives of others; that we should leave places better than we found them; connection is key; and communication is essential.