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Lynn Shotwell

Executive Director, Council for Global Immigration

Lynn Shotwell has served as Executive Director for the Council for Global Immigration since 2004.She began her career at the council in 1996 as Legal Counsel and Director of Government Relations.

Shotwell has served on steering committees and boards of numerous organizations, including the Alliance for International Educational and Cultural Exchange, Compete America, Multinational Employers for Working Spouses, and the Executive Working Group on Global Mobility Policies. She is a frequent lecturer on global mobility policies and practices and has testified before the U.S. Congress, the United Nations, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, the World Bank, the International Organization on Migration and the Global Commission on International Migration.

Prior to joining the Council for Global Immigration, she practiced immigration law at Arent Fox and worked in the human resources department at Oldsmobile.

Shotwell received her B.A. in International Relations from Michigan State University and a J.D. from University of Michigan.