Anne Slaughter Andrew


McKinney School of Law Distinguished Alumni Award (2015)
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
J.D., 1983


Anne Slaughter Andrew, 1983, was the first woman to serve as United States Ambassador to Costa Rica, a post she held from 2009 until 2013. After working at law firms in Indianapolis and Washington, D.C., she joined Anson Group LLC, a biotech consulting company, which she co¬led until 2007. Andrew formed a strategic consulting company in 2009, New Energy Nexus LLC, and advised companies and entrepreneurs on investments. She is now chairman of TerViva, an Oakland, California¬based company she founded with her husband, Joe Andrew, in 2009. In addition, she serves on the boards of Earth University, Ad Astra Rocket Co., and Washington¬based Natural Resources Defense Council, an environmental lobbying organization.