Advisory Board

Executive Committee

Dr. Neelam Chowdhary, Conference Co-Chair; Director - Global Learning Programs, Asia Society
Mr. Dan Gordon, Advisor, American Friends of Winchester College
Dr. Michael Johanek, Director Penn GSE MidCareer Doctoral Program, University of Pennsylvania
Mr. Bart Orr, Conference Coordinator
Dr. Brandon Wiley, Conference Co-Chair; President, GlobalEdLeader, LLC.

Board Members

Mr. Nathaniel Allen, U.S. Green Building Council
Mr. Chris Bradford, Founder & CEO, African Leadership Academy
Dr. William Burke-White, Director, Perry World House; Deputy Dean and Professor of Law, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Mehmet Darakcioglu, Assistant Director - Middle East Center, University of Pennsylvania
Mr. John de Lande Long, President, Chartwell Advisors, Inc.
Ms. Elizabeth Devlin-Foltz, Program Officer, U.S. Department of State
Ms. Melissa DiFrancesco, Associate Director - Center for East Asian Studies, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Leonard B. Finkelstein, President and Founder, Our Global Youth United
Ms. Anne Gerbner, Director – Independent Studies, Germantown Friends School
Ms. Jennifer Gibson, Chief of the Teacher Exchange Branch, U.S. Department of State
Mr. Brad Gioia, Headmaster, Montgomery Bell Academy
Dr. Kathleen D. Hall, Associate Professor of Education & Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania
Mr. Wayne Jacoby, President, Global Education Motivators (GEM)
Ms. Kathleen Jamieson, Head of School, National Cathedral School
Ms. Katelyn Leader, Program Associate – Perry World House, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Joe Mazza, Leadership Innovation Manager, University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education
Mr. Phil Mooney, Analyst, Goldman Sachs
Mr. Michael Pass, Attorney, Torys LLP
Dr. Jan Pullen, Head of School, Saint Stephen’s Episcopal School
Dr. Raili Roy, Associate Director – South Asia Center, University of Pennsylvania
Ms. Anastasia Shown, Outreach Coordinator – South Asia and Middle East Centers, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Roland Stephen, Senior Economist, SRI International
Ms. Homa Tavangar, Author/Consultant, Growing Up Global
Dr. Luis Valenzuela, Professor, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
Mr. Andrew Watt, President & CEO, Association of Fundraising Professionals