Board of Advisors

Changing The Present is operated by ImportantGifts, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. Our Board of Advisors includes more than 100 leaders with expertise across the entire spectrum of causes. Click any of the links below to see our current advisors.

Basic Needs

Disaster Relief

Mohammad Akhter

Executive Director | National Medical Association

Steven Denne

CEO | Evidence Action

Ken Hackett

Ambassador | US Department of State

Neal Keny-Guyer

CEO | Mercy Corps


Maya Ajmera

President & CEO | Society for Science & the Public

Founder | The Global Fund for Children

Board Co-Chair | Echoing Green

Carol Bellamy

Chair | Global Community Engagement and Resilence Fund

Former Executive Director | UNICEF

Former Director | United States Peace Corp

Former President | New York City Council

Former Senator | New York State Senate