Liz Schrayer, President of U.S. Global Leadership Coalition and Schrayer Associates, Inc. talks with former U.S. Ambassador Kurt Volker and U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) before the ASU-USAID partnership event in Phoenix, AZ.

Last week, Schrayer & Associates, Inc. President, Liz Schrayer, joined Senator John McCain (R-AZ) and former U.S. Permanent Representative to NATO Kurt Volker at Arizona State University to celebrate a new ASU-USAID initiative in which ASU will be partnering with two top Pakistani universities for five years to formulate a sustainable energy policy for the South Asian nation.

Ms. Schrayer, who also serves as President & CEO of the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition, a broad-based network of 400 businesses, NGOs, and faith-based organizations working to elevate diplomacy and global development, delivered concluding remarks at the event, commending ASU and USAID for their ingenuity and applauding their commitment to international investments and partnerships abroad.

USAID awarded the $18 million project to ASU to establish the Partnership Center for Advanced Studies in Energy (PCASE) in association with Pakistan’s National University of Science and Technology in Islamabad and the University of Engineering and Technology-Peshawar.

ASU has worked with USAID on more than $40 million in grant-awarded projects; currently more than 30 projects are active. The PCASE grant is the largest USAID grant received by ASU to date.