US Advisory Council

  • Mimi Alemayehou | Executive Advisor & Chair, Blackstone Africa Infrastructure LP
  • Carroll Bogert | President, The Marshall Project
  • Amy Brakeman | President, Umsizi Fund
  • Ed Brakeman | Managing Director, Bain Capital
  • Amb. John Campbell, Ret. | Ralph Bunche Senior Fellow for Africa Policy Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
  • Amb. Johnnie Carson, Ret. | Former US Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of African Affairs 
  • Molly Cashin | Co-Chair, Global Education Initiative for Jesuit Refugee Services, USA
  • Chris Cheney | Head of School, Kents Hill School
  • Wilfred Chilangwa | Portfolio Manager, Fidelity Investments
  • Gary Cohen | Chairman, IBM Africa & General Manager, Global Communications Sector
  • David Coleman | President & CEO, The College Board
  • Jon Cummings | Director, McKinsey & Company
  • Michael Denning | Head of Upper School, Noble & Grenought
  • Ted Dintersmith | Venture Capitalist
  • Cheryl Dorsey | President, Echoing Green
  • Kevin Efrusy | Partner, Accel Partners
  • Molly Efrusy | President, Efrusy Family Foundation
  • Jim Fleming | Partner, Columbia Capital LLC
  • Amb. Donald Gips, Ret. | Partner, Albright Stonebridge Group & Chair, US Advisory Council
  • David Issroff | Private Investor & Founder, Issroff Family Foundation
  • Lisa Issroff | Co-Founder & Executive Director, Issroff Family Foundation
  • Laura Kaub | Program Manager, Yale Young African Scholars
  • Joan Lonergan | Head of School Emerita, The Hewitt School
  • Tony Marx | CEO, New York Public Library
  • Dominique Mielle | Partner & Senior Portfolio Manager, Canyon Capital Advisors
  • Sarah O'Hagan | Consultant
  • Nicholas Pianim | Managing Director, DAG Ventures
  •  Margaret Raffin | Ishiyama Foundation
  • Julian Robertson | Founder, Tiger Management
  • Spencer Robertson | Founder & CEO, PAVE Schools
  • George Stewart  | Headmaster, EF Academy
  • Margie Thorne | Managing Partner, Social Weavers
  • Nate Thorne | Investor
  • Bruce Walker | Director of the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT & Harvard
  • Mark Yusko | Founder, CEO & CIO, Morgan Creek Capital Management 
  • Jide Zeitlin | Investor
  • Mary Zients | Co-Founder & Board Chair, Urban Alliance Foundation