Corinna Hörst is a senior fellow and Guido Goldman director of GMF's Leadership Programs. In this capacity, Dr. Hörst leads GMF’s diverse portfolio of leadership development initiatives. She is also a member of the DE&I Advisory Group at GMF which is guiding the organization’s diversity and inclusion performance. She regularly speaks or writes on European affairs and transatlantic relations as well as leadership, diversity, gender, and women.

She is a member of the steering committee of the Brussels chapter of Women in International Security (WIIS) and co-founder of The Brussels Binder, an online database of female policy experts. In 2017, she co-authored the book “Women Leading The Way in Brussels,” with Claudia de Castro Caldeirinha (John Harper Publishing) which looks at women leadership in Europe and Brussels, including vignettes of women who exercise leadership across different sectors in Brussels.

Before coming to GMF in 1999, she was a teaching associate at Miami University, teaching American and world history and worked as an assistant project manager at a publishing company in Germany. Hörst has a Ph.D. and master’s degree in history and studied at Miami University in Ohio, the United States, the University of Heidelberg in Germany, and St. Andrews University in Scotland.