Lynne Weil

Director of External Affairs Print Bio

Lynne Weil was Director of External Affairs at Georgetown’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET). Prior to joining CSET, Lynne spent a dozen years on Capitol Hill – moving from congressional fellow to Senate Foreign Relations Committee press secretary to communications director for the House Committee on Foreign Affairs – and four years in the Executive Branch, as a State Department senior advisor and a senior executive with the Broadcasting Board of Governors, now the U.S. Agency for Global Media.

Lynne teaches policy skills to graduate students as adjunct faculty at American University’s School of International Service and the George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs. She’s the vice chair of the PYXERA Global board of directors and serves on the board of the Partnership for a Secure America. Previously, Lynne was a journalist for NPR, the BBC, The New York Times and others. She earned an MPP at Princeton University’s School of Public and International Affairs and a B.A. in Communication Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).