Robert Wilkinson is an adjunct faculty member at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. Show more
Robert Wilkinson is an adjunct faculty member at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, and an independent consultant, in the fields of International Development, Conflict Resolution and Human Rights. He has over 16 years of specialist and management professional experience, and has held senior executive positions in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors, including Senior Conflict Adviser and Head of Research at the UK’s Department for International Development. He has extensive field experience in Asia, Africa and Central America. Robert lives in Boston. Hide
Bridget Moix has worked for 15 years in the national and international policy arenas on peace building and violence prevention issues. Show more
Bridget Moix has worked for 15 years in the national and international policy arenas on peace building and violence prevention issues. She is currently a Research Fellow with the Genocide Prevention Program at the School of Conflict Resolution and Analysis, George Mason University, where she is pursuing her PhD. She also works as an Atrocities Prevention Fellow with the Office of Conflict Management and Mitigation of the U.S. Agency for International Development.
Bridget spent nine years lobbing on US foreign policy issues with FCNL, where she developed and led the Peaceful Prevention of Deadly Conflict program. She also worked with the Quaker United Nations Office, Oxfam America, American Friends Service Committee, and World Policy Institute, and with the Casa de los Amigos in Mexico City and Quaker Peace Centre in Capetown, South Africa.
Bridget’s research interests include preventing and ending war, strengthening local peace capacities, nonviolent civilian protection, and integrated early warning and response systems. She has taught peace and conflict classes at Columbia University, Eastern Mennonite University, and Haverford College. She serves on the boards of the Clarence and Lilly Pickett Endowment for Quaker Leadership, the Quaker United Nations Committee Geneva, and Peace Direct USA. She lives with her family in Washington, DC.ect envisioning a more effective and ethical US foreign policy. She and her husband Alberto, along with their two sons, Pablo and Santiago, live in Washington, DC, and Mexico City. Hide
Susan Avarde is Head of Global Branding at Citi, where she oversees brand in 160 countries. Show more
Susan Avarde is Head of Global Branding at Citi, where she oversees brand in 160 countries. Her responsibility is to provide leadership to Citi’s businesses and marketers globally, ensuring the growth of a distinct brand which connects emotionally and intellectually with clients. Brand strategies have provides the foundation for some highly influential advertising campaigns winning over 200 awards including an Emmy. Susan previously ran her own company in London, accumulating experience across various markets and business sectors. Past clients include Accenture, Vogue, The Olympic Committee, AT&T and BP. Susan consults with Harvard Business School which teaches case studies on two of the Citi strategy programs. She lectures at Columbia, Yale and is a judge for “Corporate Leadership Awards” for AIGA. She is s board member of the Advertising Educational Foundation. Susan has lived in London, Sydney, San Francisco, and New York. Hide
Angeli Gianchandani is a global brand marketing professional specializing in building brands and creating unique customer touch points that are memorable. Show more
Angeli Gianchandani is a global brand marketing professional specializing in building brands and creating unique customer touch points that are memorable. Angeli’s greatest strength is her ability to connect with people. Her inner strategic compass consistently leads her to consider the impact across an organization and effectively socialize concepts with a holistic approach.
At BMW of North America, Angeli spearheaded a number of marketing initiatives that brought the BMW brand to the forefront of innovation, technology and design. She has led and collaborated on the creation of dynamic marketing and public relations campaigns with the United States Olympic Committee, America’s Cup, Guggenheim, Art Basel, Jeff Koons, Neiman Marcus, Christie’s, Vanity Fair, and VH1 Vogue Fashion Awards.
Prior to BMW of North America, Angeli started her career in fashion at Donna Karan and Polo Ralph Lauren. She oversaw the design process, managing product development and leading cross-functional teams to transform concepts into products.
Formerly an adjunct Professor at the Fashion Institute of Technology in Manhattan, Angeli holds a BBA from Lubin School of Business in International Marketing from Pace University in Pleasantville, New York and is a master’s candidate at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University for her Masters. Angeli lives in New York. Hide
Sherrie possesses a wide array of experience in the field of media, fundraising and non-profit management. As a reporter, writer and fundraiser Sherrie brings a unique blend of media and marketing skills as well as strategic fundraising experience to any role. Show more
Sherrie possesses a wide array of experience in the field of media, fundraising and non-profit management. As a reporter, writer and fundraiser Sherrie brings a unique blend of media and marketing skills as well as strategic fundraising experience to any role.
As Associate Director of Development, Sherrie currently oversees all annual and capital giving initiatives for the Stephen Gaynor School, a private, non-profit, independent school for students ages 3-13 in Manhattan. Sherrie is in charge of marketing and overall advancement of the school to all parent, alumni and special donor constituencies, including grant-making organizations. She handles fundraising, outreach and stewardship needs for the school’s annual fundraising efforts and is currently co-managing the school’s $20 million dollar capital campaign.
Sherrie brings more than seven years of fundraising experience from private, non-profit institutions in the field of education, health and social welfare organizations. Prior to working in the field of education, Sherrie was a consultant with CCS Fundraising, a fundraising consulting firm that manages fundraising campaigns for non-profits, in all sectors, including the field of education, human rights and social welfare groups. During her time at CCS Fundraising, Sherrie managed several capital campaigns, including playing an integral in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s $200 million dollar capital campaign.
Before working in the field of fundraising, Sherrie worked in the media sector as a reporter and producer, covering international business, economics and law. Sherrie worked as a journalist for print, digital and television media outlets as a reporter and producer covering notable news events such as the Mexican Presidential elections in 2000 and the trial of Saddam Hussein in 2006. Prior to working in the media, Sherrie worked for a non-governmental organization that managed election monitoring initiatives in Africa and Eastern Europe, particularly in post-conflict situations.
Sherrie currently lives in Manhattan with her husband Brian and daughter Catherine. Hide