Mimi Goss, President, Mimi Goss Communications, Inc., is a communications consultant, media trainer and former reporter who teaches at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. With more than 20 years of experience, she trains leaders in government, business, labor, non-profits and the media nationally and internationally. Her clients and students include heads of state, diplomats, politicians, military officials, corporate executives, union leaders, non-profit heads and journalists. She works with the U.S. State Department in Africa. She trained journalists and government officials in Malawi, Botswana, Swaziland, Togo, Niger and Mauritius on responsibilities in a free press. In Rwanda, she trained women leaders in negotiations, civil society, and media relations. She consulted to parliamentary candidates in Morocco. Goss has written for Boston Magazine, Management Review, The Boston Globe, and Le Nouvel Afrique Asie. She has been a commentator on The O'Reilly Factor and Greater Boston with Emily Rooney, and a guest speaker at Harvard Memorial Church. At Harvard, she teaches the National Security Fellows, the Edward S. Mason Fellows from developing countries, and a variety of executive education participants. She has lectured at Boston University, Boston College, and Northeastern University. She has a Ph.D. in film, psychology and culture, M.S. in journalism from Boston University, and B.A. from Concordia University in Montreal, Canada.