Leah Aschmann joined Rice University in 2011. She was previously part of the constituent strategy team, working with individual donors and university colleagues on all matters regarding stewardship and donor relations, and joined the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations in 2014. Leah works to facilitate holistic corporate relations across all parts of campus. Prior to coming to Rice, Leah spent time in Washington, DC working in the international policy realm, and six years at the Greater Houston Partnership, where she assisted companies looking to relocate to or expand in the Houston area. Leah is a Houston native and holds a bachelor of arts in international studies and Spanish from Southwestern University, and a master’s degree in international affairs- Latin American studies from Ohio University.