Rashi Glazer is Professor at the Walter A. Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley and Co-Director of the School’s Management of Technology Program. He has also served as the Director of the Haas School’s Center for Executive Education and the Director of the Center for Marketing and Technology. He has an MBA in 1979 and a Ph.D. in 1982 from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business and from 1982-1989 was on the faculty at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Business.
Elizabeth Becker is an author and journalist. She began her career as a war correspondent for The Washington Post and has been the senior foreign editor at National Public Radio and a Washington correspondent at The New York Times. She is an expert on the Khmer Rouge and is currently a fellow at the German Marshall Foundation.
Maxine Isaacs is an adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. She received her PhD from the University of Maryland, where her dissertation was on the relationship between elite and mass opinion on American foreign policy.
Sandile Ndlungwane is the co-founding member of Cida City Campus and currently Director: Operations. He holds aposition as the President of the Peace Government Southern Africa. He served in various leadership positions of the South African ruling party which is African National Congress, including being the Head of PWV Peace Desk. In 1995, He was appointed as the Executive Director (CEO) of the SA Peace Corps.
Instructor in the department of Communication and Rhetorical Studies at Syracuse University
Dr. Robert J. Blendon is Professor of Health Policy and Political Analysis at the School of Public Health. He directs the Harvard Opinion Research Program and the Henry J. Kaiser National Program on the Public, Health, and Social Policy, which focuses on the better understanding of public knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs about major domestic public policy issues. He also codirects the Washington Post/Harvard University/Kaiser Family Foundation survey project and a project for USA Today and the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation on American attitudes toward health and social policy.
Omer Ismail is the former Operations Manager for the United Nations Operation Life Line Sudan. He is currently a Fellow at Harvard University’s Carr Center for Human Rights Policy.
Omer Ismail, born in El Fashir, Western Sudan. After graduating from Khartoum University, he worked as research assistant to Dr. Mansour Khalid, the former Minister of Foreign Affairs in Sudan. His work with international relief and development organizations continued until 1988 when he became the Operations Manager for the United Nations Operation Life Line Sudan, the largest relief operation in the world at the time. He fled Sudan after the NIF (National Islamic Front) took power in 1989 and since lived as a refugee in the US. He returned to the United Nations to serve in Somalia between 1992-1994.
In September 1989, Jack Farley was nominated by President George Bush and confirmed by the United States Senate as a Judge of the United States Court of Veterans Appeals for a term of fifteen years. Judge Farley received his A.B. degree in economics in 1964 from the College of the Holy Cross, where he was captain of the freshman and varsity lacrosse teams, and his M.B.A. degree in 1966 from the Columbia University Graduate School of Business where he was a Samuel Bronfman Fellow and president of Alpha Kappa Psi, the professional business fraternity. He received his Juris Doctorate, cum laude, in 1973 from Hofstra University School of Law, graduating first in his class and serving as the founding Editor-in-Chief of the Hofstra Law Review.
Nicki Lehrer is a senior at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology majoring in Aerospace Engineering and minoring in Applied International Studies. Last year, Nicki spent 6 months living and working in the poorest regions of Ecuador. As a result of her experiences, she founded the non-profit Children of Guayaquil to support Ecuadorian street children.
Mr. Bob Roth is the vice president of the David Lynch Foundation. Mr. Roth is the author of Transcendental Meditation, which was translated into fifteen languages, and A Reason to Vote. Bob is also an educator and a leading proponent for consciousness based education.