Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, Director

Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

Gayle Lemmon, Los Angeles, California, is the New York Times best-selling author of "The Dressmaker of Khair Khana" and a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations with the Women and Foreign Policy program. Previously, Mrs. Lemmon covered public policy and emerging markets for the global investment firm PIMCO, after working for nearly a decade as a journalist with ABC News. Gayle graduated summa cum laude from the University of Missouri with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and received an MBA from Harvard, as well as the 2006 Dean’s Award for her work on women’s entrepreneurship.