Ms. Schafer teaches Tavaana's eight-week Leadership Development course in conjunction with George Washington University's Graduate School of Political Management. This graduate-level course is designed to help participants discover their leadership style and leverage their strengths to successfully lead a civic campaign.
Ms. Schafer provides students with one-on-one political leadership coaching, helping them identify their leadership talents and advising them how to put these skills to use in civil society and the political arena. In 1995, she founded Leadership Connection, where she trains individuals to become more effective leaders. Her clients include the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the World Bank, and the United Nations, as well as individual executives and public officials.