Advisory Council

Laurene Powell Jobs
Chair, Founder and President, Emerson Collective
Fazle Hasan Abed
Founder and Chairperson, BRAC
Fola Adeola
Co-Founder, Guaranty Trust Bank
Founder and Chairman, FATE Foundation
Syed Babar Ali
Founder, Packages Limited
Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen
Founder and Chairman, Stanford Center for Philanthropy & Civil Society
Brizio Biondi-Morra
Board, AVINA Americas
Richard Blum
Chairman and President, Blum Capital Partners, LP
Larry Brilliant
Co-Founder, The Seva Foundation
Jean Case
Co-Founder and CEO, The Case Foundation
Richard Curtis
Co-Founder, Vice Chairman, and Trustee, Comic Relief (UK)
Hernando de Soto
Founder and President, Institute for Liberty and Democracy
Kemal Dervis
Vice President and Director, Global Economy and Development, Brookings Institute
William H. Draper, III
Co-Chairman, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation
Bill Drayton
Founder and CEO, Ashoka
Peggy Dulany
Founder and Chair, Synergos Institute
Peter Gabriel
Co-Founder, WITNESS
Co-Founder, The Elders
Robert Gallucci
Distinguished Professor, Georgetown University
Director, Library’s John W. Kluge Center
William H. Gates, Sr.
Co-Chair, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Vartan Gregorian
President, Carnegie Corporation of New York
Stephen Heintz
President, Rockefeller Brothers Fund
Esther Hewlett
Founder, Youth Philanthropy Worldwide
Steven M. Hilton
Chairman, Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
Teresa Heinz Kerry
Chair Emeritus, The Heinz Endowments
Angélique Kidjo
Goodwill Ambassador, UNICEF
Founder, The Batonga Foundation
Lata Krishnan
Chair, America India Foundation
Chief Financial Officer, Shah Capital Partners
Carol Larson
President and CEO, The David & Lucille Packard Foundation
Peter Laugharn
President and CEO, Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
Annie Lennox
Founder, The SING Campaign
Tsitsi Masiyiwa
Co-founder, Higherlife Foundation
Graça Machel
Founder, Graça Machel Trust
John P. Morgridge
Chairman Emeritus, Cisco Systems, Inc.
Co-Founder, Tosa Foundation
Ali Mufuruki
Chairman and CEO, Infotech Investment Group, Ltd.
Catherine Muther
Founder and President, Three Guineas Fund
Pamela Omidyar
Founder and Board Chair, Humanity United
Sally Osberg
Former President and CEO, Skoll Foundation
Susan Packard Orr
Trustee, The David & Lucile Packard Foundation
Alan Patricof
Founder and Managing Director, Greycroft, LLC
Jan Piercy
Senior Advisor, Enclude
Judith Rodin
Philanthropist,
Edward Scott
Co-founder, BEA Systems, Inc.
Co-founder and Chairman Emeritus, Center for Global Development
Adele Simmons
President, Global Philanthropy Partnership
Jeffrey S. Skoll
Founder and Chair, Skoll Foundation & Skoll Global Threats Fund
Chris Stone
President, Open Society Foundations
B. Stephen Toben
President, Flora Family Foundation
Archbishop Desmond Tutu
Co-Founder, Desmond & Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation
Jane Wales
President and CEO, World Affairs & Global Philanthropy Forum
Vice President, Aspen Institute
William S. White
Chairman and CEO, Charles Steward Mott Foundation
Timothy E. Wirth
Vice Chair, United Nations Foundation and Better World Fund
Tae Yoo
Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs, Cisco Systems, Inc.
Muhammad Yunus
Founder, Grameen Bank, Bangladesh
Chair, The Yunus Centre

Steering Group

Jennifer Buffett
NoVo Foundation
Peter Buffett
NoVo Foundation
Anne Marie Burgoyne
Emerson Collective
Ed Cain
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
Valerie Dabady
African Development Bank
Nick Deychakiwsky
C.S. Mott Foundation
William H. Draper III
Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation
Robert Forrester
Newman’s Own Foundation
Bernardo Guillamon
Inter-American Development Bank
Jacqueline Strasser Higgins
International Finance Corporation
Trista Kontz-Bartels
The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust
Penelope Lewis
The World Bank Group
Michael Madnick
Open Road Alliance
Felipe Medina
Filantropia Transformadora
Christine Morse
Margaret Cargill Foundation
Randy Newcomb
Humanity United
Sally Osberg
Skoll Foundation
Jan Piercy
Enclude
Reeta Roy
MasterCard Foundation
Ginger Sall
Sall Family Foundation
Chuck Slaughter
Horace Goldsmith Foundation
Jeff Ubois
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Jane Wales
World Affairs
Catherine Zennström
Zennström Philanthropies