Board of Directors

Rosalyn Chen

Board Chair. Board member of Chavez Family Foundation, Upwardly Global, and Good Samaritan Family Resource Center, USA

Patricia P. Jackson

Vice President for Development, Brown University, USA

Karen Sherman

Founding Board Chair, Executive Director: Akilah Institute for Women; Senior Associate: Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security, USA

Cory Smith

Visiting Associate, Pulte Institute Policy and Practice - University of Notre Dame

Aisha Simon

Chief Learning Officer, Axiom Learning, USA

Bill Wasserman


Kippy Joseph

Senior Advisor for the Global Innovation Fund

Andrew Shakman

CEO and Co-Founder, Leanpath

Liz Tinkham

Board Director, Former Senior Managing Director, Accenture; Professor, University of Washington Foster School of Business


Gail DeGiulio

Executive roles at Amazon, Microsoft, Global Partnerships and the WNBA’s Seattle Storm

Dr. Morissanda Kouyaté

Executive Director of the Inter-African Committee, President-Founder of Morissanda Kouyaté Foundation Women and Children, and member of the Every Woman Treaty Board of Directors.

Rasha Qamheyeh

Founder and CEO, Event Horizon

Founding Board Members

Fartuun Abdisalaan Adan

Director, Elman Peace and Human Rights Center, Sister Somalia, Mogadishu, Somalia

Courtney Bickert

Vice President, External Relations, The German Marshall Fund, USA

Indrani Goradia

Founder: Indrani’s Light Foundation, USA

Yael Marciano

Lawyer and Human Rights Activist, USA