American Express Leadership Academy Global Alumni Summit 2018

April 16-17, 2018 | New York, NY

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Meet the Delegates

Abdulahi Abdulraheem

Founder and Executive Director, Initiative for Sound Education

Jeffrey Andrews

Social Worker, Unison

Amido Janvie

Senior Division Manager, Lifebank Foundation, Inc.

Toby Sheppard Bloch

Chief Venture Officer, The HOPE Program/Sustainable South Bronx

Peter Borenstein

Founder, Restorative Justice Fund

Desireé Boykin

Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Young Audiences of Western New York

Alumni Task Force

Terri Broussard Williams

Vice President, Government Relations, American Heart Association

Meaghan Brown

Chief Development Officer, United Way of New York City

Anne-Julie Burdet

Head of New Business, Contracts and Implementations, St Mungo’s

Jessie Bustamante

Director of Advancement, Moishe House

Dhiraj Chand

Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations, University of Utah

Stephanie Chavez Noell

Director of Community Engagement, Creative Action

Jessica Chen

Director of Public Programs, National September 11 Memorial & Museum

Jane Cheung

Chief Operating Officer, The Pablove Foundation

Katie Christie

Assistant Director of Education, Roundabout Theatre Company

Jamal Cornelious

Community Development Representative, Delta Community Credit Union

Seth Cothrun

Senior Director, Marketing & Development, Sonoran Institute

Shelley Danner

Program Director, Challenge Detroit

Babacar Diop

CEO & Founder, African Leaders Factory Initiative

Alumni Award Finalist

Lucretia Doyle

Program Manager, Points of Light Foundation

Allyson Drinnon

Director, Habitat for Humanity International

Eu-wanda Eagans

Chief Operating Officer, Northwest Harvest

Carrie Ellis

Principal Consultant, Celestial Consulting LLC

Candace L. Feldman

Director of Programming, UA Presents, University of Arizona

Radha Friedman

Director of Projects, World Justice Project

Shai Fuxman

Senior Research Scientist, Education Development Center

Angelina Garner

Senior Manager of National Advancement Initiatives, Forum for Youth Investment

Alumni Award Finalist

Jillian Gedeon

Co-founder, Executive Director, International Youth Alliance for Family Planning

Libby Gordon

Head of Strategic Operations and Performance, Christian Aid

Alumni Task Force

Kim Gube

Director, Mid-Atlantic and Southeast Region, Global Impact

Marissa A. Gutierrez-Vicario

Executive Director and Founder, Art and Resistance Through Education (ARTE)

Carrie Harnish

Clinical Director, Community Health and Well-Being, Trinity Health

Desireé Hernández Sánchez

Deputy Executive Director, Safe Passage Project

Mary C. Jaffa

Assistant Vice President, Finance, New Jersey Performing Arts Center

Jackie Jenkins

Senior Vice President, Strategy Management, United Way of New York City

Alumni Task Force

Monica Kang

Founder & CEO, InnovatorsBox

Alumni Award Finalist

Bahati Kanyamanza

Co-founder, COBURWAS International Youth Organization to Transform Africa

Alumni Award Finalist

Carlos Lejnieks

President & CEO, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Essex, Hudson, and Union Counties

Juan Carlos Linares

Executive Director, LUCHA

Michael Linington

Head of Major Giving, Victoria and Albert Museum

Gita Luz

Innovation Programme Lead, Action for Children

Patrick Ma

Deputy Director, a.i.r. nyc

Ahmed Maawy

Executive Director, Uttu

Dwayne Marshall

Senior Director of Programs and Partnerships, Southeastern Council of Foundations

Brittany Mattfeld

Director, Campaign Engagement, Global Impact

Kelly McFarland Stratman

Chief of Staff, League of Women Voters

Blake McKinlay

Senior Consultant, Prosono

Sentari Minor

Arizona Director, Gen Next

Njeri Muturi

Fellow, Atlas Corps

Kyoko Nagata

Chief Executive Officer, NPO Chebura

Simeon Ogonda

Director, Legacy

Cecile Oreste

Associate Director of Marketing, Signature Theatre

Mary Pryse

Health Services Portfolio Manager, United Way of Greater St. Louis

Matt Perdoni

Counsel & Director of Business Development, Independent Sector

Phillip Rivera

Director, Volunteer Services, Detroit Institute of Arts

Eva Rosenberg

Arts Program Manager, Harvard Ed Portal

Maureen Rovas

Executive Director, American Lung Association

David Salisbury

Evidence Engagement Lead, Macmillan Cancer Support

Peter Sandhaus Camiloaga

Director of Operations, Urban Pathways

Alumni Task Force

Julie Smith

Director and Coach, Pressurevalve

Jennifer Siepierski

Director of Programs, Young Audiences of Western New York

Shivani Singh

Founding Partner, PATHFINDER

Jennifer Snow

Associate Director, Agriculture and Volunteer Programs, Winrock International

Alumni Award Finalist

Tonia Spence

Senior Director of Early Childhood Services, The Jewish Board

Candace M. Stanciel

Director, Convenings, New Profit

Tricia Steel

Program Director, The Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation

Prakash Tyagi

Executive Director, GRAVIS

Alumni Task Force

Kevin Vuong

Principal Innovator, The Agency for Public + Social Innovation

Alison Wagner

Director of Volunteer Services and Complementary Therapies, NorthStar Care Community

Nicholas Wenzel

Founding and Managing Director, InternsGoPro

Michael Ann Wilson

Director of Company Operations, Pacific Northwest Ballet

Vivica Xiong

Program Officer, United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia

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