Carol A. Farquhar 

Executive Director | Grantmakers In Aging

Member | National Issues Forums Institute

Member | National Council on Aging's Leadership Council

John Feather PhD

Executive Director and CEO | American Society of Consultant Pharmacists

Former Director | AARP Andrus Foundation

Former Director | Western NY Geriatric Education Center

James P. Firman EdD

President and CEO | The National Council on Aging

Nancy A. Whitelaw PhD

Director, Center for Healthy Aging | The National Council on Aging

Arts & Culture

Laurie Beckelman 

President | Beckelman & Capalino, LLC

Marilyn Perry

President | The Samuel H. Kress Foundation

Chairman | World Monuments Fund

David Resnicow 

President | Resnicow Schroeder Associates

Joan Shigekawa

Associate Director | The Rockefeller Foundation

Children & Youth

Maya Ajmera 

Founder and President | The Global Fund for Children

Board Member | Echoing Green

Board Member | Washington Area Women's Foundation

Board Member | Youth Philanthropy Worldwide

Carol Bellamy 

President and CEO | World Learning

Former Executive Director | UNICEF

Former Director | United States Peace Corp

Former President | New York City Council

Former Senator | New York State Senate

Anthony Lake

Chair of the Board | United States Fund for UNICEF

Charles MacCormack

President and CEO | Save the Children

William Reese

President and CEO | International Youth Foundation

Civil Society & Democracy

Kenneth Anderson JD

Professor of Law | American University

Anthony Barnett

Founder and Editor-in-Chief | openDemocracy

Shulamith Koenig

Founder and Executive Director | PDHRE, Peoples Movement for Human Rights Education

Deputy Chair | NGO Human Rgihts Committee at the UN

Member | CIVICUS

Kumi Naidoo

Secretary General | CIVICUS

Chair | Global Call to Action Against Poverty

Raymond Shonholtz JD

President and Founder | Partners for Democratic Change

Founder | Community Boards


Johanna Mendelson Forman PhD

Former Director - Peace, Security and Human Rights | United Nations Foundation

Stephen Jackson PhD

Associate Director - Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum | Social Science Research Council

Katherine Magraw PhD

Executive Director | Peace and Security Funders Group

Aaron David Miller PhD

Public Policy Scholar | Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Former President and Advisor | Seeds of Peace

George Perkovich PhD

Vice President for Studies | Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Public Broadcast & Communication

Charlie Firestone

Executive Director - Communications and Society Program | The Aspen Institute

Harlan Mandel

Deputy managing director | Media Development Loan Fund

Pam Meyer

Chief Executive Officer | Simpatico Networks

Alisa Miller

President and CEO | Public Radio International

Marita Rivero

Vice President and General Manager - Radio and Television | WBGH


Kathy Bonk

Executive Director | Communications Consortium Media Center

Patricia Ellis

Executive Director | Women's Foreign Policy Group

Eve Ensler

Playwright and Founder | V-Day

Geeta Rao Gupta PhD

President | International Center for Research on Women

Rajana Kumari PhD

Director | Centre for Social Research

President | WomenPowerConnect

Coordinator | Joint Action Front For Women

Coordinator | South Asia Network Against Trafficking

Loraine Sheinberg

Board Member | Feminist Majority

Michaela Walsh

Founder | Women's World Banking