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HRH Princess Lamia Al Saud

HRH Princess Lamia Al Saud

Secretary General, Alwaleed Philanthropies: HRH Princess Lamia Al Saud is the Secretary General and member of the Board of Trustees at Alwaleed Philanthropies.
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Anja Wyden Guelpa

Anja Wyden Guelpa

Chancellor of the State of Geneva: Anja Wyden Guelpa was the first woman elected as Chancellor of State in Geneva in 2009, and she was reelected in 2013 for a second term...
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Ariane de Rothschild

Ariane de Rothschild

Chairwoman, Group Executive Committee, Edmond de Rothschild Group : Baroness Ariane de Rothschild is a French citizen, was born in San Salvador and grew up in Latin America and in Africa...
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Ashish J.Thakkar

Ashish J.Thakkar

Founder, Mara Group and the Mara Foundation: Ashish J. Thakkar is the Founder of Mara Group and Mara Foundation. He is also the co-founder of Atlas Mara...
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Bathylle Missika

Bathylle Missika

Senior Counsellor to the Director, Head of Partnerships and Networks Unit OECD Development Centre...
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Chantal Nicod

Chantal Nicod

Chantal Nicod is at present Head of the West Africa Division of the Swiss Development and Cooperation Agency (SDC)...
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Cherie Blair

Cherie Blair

Wife of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, leading lawyer and committed campaigner for women’s rights...
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David Evans

David Evans

David Evans leads strategic development of philanthropy at UNICEF globally...
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Dean Karlan

Dean Karlan

Professor of Economics and Founder of Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA), Yale University: Dean Karlan is Professor of Economics at Yale University and Founder of IPA. ..
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David Goldberg

David Goldberg

Co-founder and CEO of Founders Pledge: David is the Co-founder and CEO of Founders Pledge...
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Firoz Ladak

Firoz Ladak

CEO, Edmond de Rothschild Foundations: Since 2005, Firoz Ladak is the CEO of the Edmond de Rothschild Foundations...
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Gilles Carbonnier

Gilles Carbonnier

Gilles Carbonnier is professor of development economics and director of studies at the Graduate Institute...
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Heather Grady

Heather Grady

Vice Président, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors: Heather Grady is a Vice President in the San Francisco office of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors...
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Heba Aly

Heba Aly

Heba runs one of the world’s leading sources of original, field-based journalism about humanitarian crises...
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Kevin Starr

Kevin Starr

Kevin Starr directs the Mulago Foundation and is the founder and director of the Rainer Arnhold Fellows Program...
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Laureen Kouassi-Olsson

Laureen Kouassi-Olsson

Head of Amethis West Africa: Laureen Kouassi-Olsson is Head of Amethis’ West Africa office, Financial Institutions Head and Investment Director at Amethis...
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Liisa Petrykowska

Liisa Petrykowska

Founder and CEO, Ignitia: Liisa is an atmospheric physicist that thought it was about time to develop a weather forecast for tropical regions...
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Marcos Athias Neto, Brazil

Marcos Athias Neto, Brazil

Marcos is the Director of the IICPSD, UNDP’s global policy center tasked with leading the organization's strategic work with the private sector and foundations globally
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Mario Pezzini

Mario Pezzini

Directeur, Centre de développement de l’OCDE : Before joining the Development Centre in 2010, Mario Pezzini held several senior management positions in the OECD, where he has been working since 1995...
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Max Bankole Jarrett

Max Bankole Jarrett

Max has over twenty-six years of professional experience in the field of political and socio-economic affairs as an international broadcaster...
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Michael Faye

Michael Faye

Co-fondateur, GiveDirectly and Segovia Technology: Michael Faye is the co-founder of GiveDirectly and Segovia Technology, which is making it easier for organizations to pay anyone, anytime...
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Safeena Husain

Safeena Husain

Safeena Husain is the Founder and Executive Director of Educate Girls, an NGO working for girls’ education in some of the most educationally backward districts of India...
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Serge Michel

Serge Michel

Reporter at large, le Monde, and editor-in-chief, le Monde Afrique: Michel has worked as a journalist in Switzerland, Iran, the Balkans and Africa.
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Sylvain Besson

Sylvain Besson

Deputy Editor-in-chief, Le Temps : Sylvain Besson, 47, is an investigative journalist and deputy editor-in-chief of the Swiss daily newspaper le Temps...
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Ugo Panizza

Ugo Panizza

Professor of economics, The Graduate Institute : Ugo Panizza is Professor of Economics and Pictet Chair at the Graduate Institute, Geneva...
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Uzodinma Chukuka Iweala

Uzodinma Chukuka Iweala

Auteur, réalisateur et médecin: Uzodinma Iweala est un auteur primé, réalisateur et médecin. Il a fondé et dirige Ventures Africa Magazine...
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