Helen McNeill has been the consultant to the Georgetown Leadership Seminar since 2000. She also consults for other academic programs and international groups. From 1992 until 1999, she worked for the National Trust for Historic Preservation as the International Affairs Program Director at the Woodrow Wilson House and has also held posts at the Meridian International Center, the Environmental Film Festival, and at the Washington National Cathedral. She holds a B.A. from Rosemont College and an M.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and studied at the University of Vienna.