Edward Wittenstein, Director of International Relations & Leadership Programs 

Edward (“Ted”) Wittenstein is Director of International Relations & Leadership Programs for Yale’s Office of International Affairs, where he works in partnership with faculty, deans, and other key university administrators to advance a wide range of Yale initiatives around the world.  A Lecturer at the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, he also serves as Executive Director of Yale’s Johnson Center for the Study of American Diplomacy and as Executive Director of the Yale Young Global Scholars Program.  Ted is a graduate of Yale College and Yale Law School, who previously worked as Special Assistant to former Yale President Richard Levin and as Director of Special Projects for Vice President Linda Lorimer.  Before returning to work for Yale, Ted held a variety of national security positions at the Department of Defense, Commission on the Intelligence Capabilities of the United States Regarding Weapons of Mass Destruction, Office of the Director of National Intelligence, and the Department of State.

Kathryn Vieillard, Deputy Director for Strategy, Sales & Program Development; Director, Greenberg Conference Center

As director of Greenberg Conference Center, Kate is responsible for developing and directing programs and projects that will cultivate and enhance Greenberg Conference Center’s programming. She is responsible for the oversight and execution of the operation and contributes to their short and long term planning and strategy development. In addition, she serves as the point person for client relationships and client program development processes as well as marketing and communications. She has a B.S. in Finance and Marketing and a M.A. in Educational Psychology. Kate has worked for Northwestern University in educational program management, at the University of Connecticut in conferences and event planning and for Summer Institute for the Gifted as a director of marketing. In her spare time, Kate practices yoga and likes to spend time with family and friends at her home on Cape Cod.



Agnes LearySenior Administrative Assistant

Agnes is responsible for assisting with the support of Leadership Education Programs, scheduling, and finance for the Greenberg Conference Center.  Before coming to Yale 9 years ago, Agnes was employed by Connecticut Light & Power in Madison, CT.

Azur BegovicTechnology Coordinator

Azur is responsible for providing audio-visual support for all programs within the Center. Before joining the Greenberg Conference Center, he was a freelance audio-visual technician for the Yale Broadcast and Media Center. He received his bachelor’s degree in Digital Filmmaking and Video Production at The New England Institute of Art in Boston, Massachusetts.