Dr. James J. Zogby
Founder and President of the Arab American Institute
Member of the Executive Committee of the Democratic National Committee
Letty Cottin Pogrebin
Author & founding editor of Ms. Magazine
Founder of the National Women’s Political Caucus; the Ms. Foundation for Women; UJA-Federation Task Force on Women, and the International Center for Peace in the Middle East.
Part of the popular 1960's folk group Peter, Paul & Mary
Their music centered around war, homelessness, the environment, world hunger, apartheid and the Sanctuary Movement.
Named as “The Palestinian Gandhi"
Founder of Nonviolence International, working with various movements and organizations across the globe.
Dr. Galia Golan
Internationally Acclaimed Israeli Peace Activist, Scholar and Author
Leading Member of Combatants for Peace
Executive Director for the Rotary Action Group for Peace
Global Peace Index Ambassador for the Institute for Economics and Peace.
Executive Director of the Arab American Institute, steering the Institute's policy agenda.
Former Legislative Director for House Minority Whip David Bonior
Human Rights Lawyer
Founding Chair of Human Rights Watch Women's Rights division
Eldra Jackson, III
co-Executive Director, Inside Circle
Advocate, Activist and Trainer on men's empowerment, racial justice and criminal justice rehabilitation
Managing Director of New Story Leadership for the Middle East, offering Palestinian and Israeli millenials Congressional work placements
Founder of #SheLeads, a gender lens leadership program
Originator of “track two” diplomacy used by the USA State Department
Director of the Program on ‘Healing Historical Memory,’ School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, at George Mason University
Former chief executive officer of the National Council of Jewish Women
Former executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council
Entrepreneur & Philanthropist
President of The Topol Group LLC and The Topol Family Fund.