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Manager, Donor and Stakeholder Relations
Medicines for Malaria Venture
Matthew is responsible for the effective relationship management of the stakeholder network of Medicines for Malaria Venture - a public-private product development partnership that discovers, develops and delivers life-saving antimalarials. This involves maintaining current and securing new partnerships through resource mobilization, advocacy and stewardship efforts with governments, foundations and corporate partners. Prior to that he spent a number of years in Asset Management and Private Banking. Matthew has a Masters in Social and Economic Science and is a doctoral candidate in Management and Strategy.
Capricorn Investment Group
William Orum is a Partner at Capricorn Investment Group, an investment firm founded to demonstrate that it is possible to invest profitably while driving sustainable positive change. William leads investments in public market strategies as well as oversees asset allocation and risk management in the portfolio. William received a BA from Amherst College and an MBA from the NYU Stern School of Business, both with honors.
Senior Advisor: Nutrient Value Chain & Ecosystem Services
David is a social entrepreneur and advisor to several public and private sector organizations on the design of environmental enterprises. Since 1992 he has instigated and led initiatives in 22 countries in the Americas, Africa, and Southeast Asia. Examples include the U.N. and U.S. Government success eliminating freon pollution by car mechanics in 18 developing countries; the world’s first live wilderness webcam, in Costa Rican forests in 2000, to drive global attention to the Mesoamerican Biological Corridor; and Backyard Jungle, an early social network (in 2002) licensed by the U.S. Public Broadcasting System, motivating kids to go outside and explore nature by embracing rather than rejecting their use of computers; and others. David now helps lead Ashoka’s Nutrient Value Chain initiative. He has worked with Ashoka globally for 10 years on environmental innovations. David holds degrees from Stanford University and Harvard University.
Roshaneh Zafar founded the Kashf Foundation, the first specialised microfinance organisation in Pakistan, in 1996. Today, one of the fastest growing MFIs in the country, Kashf Foundation was the first microfinance institute in Pakistan to achieve financial self-sufficiency and demonstrated the business case for investing in women’s economic empowerment.
Special Projects Coordinator
Dalio Foundation, Inc
In his current role at the Dalio Foundation, Mr. Ashley collaborates with charitable organizations to help maximize the impact of contributions from the Foundation. Projects include local program support as well as international grants to China, Peru and the United Kingdom. The foundation supports a broad range of program areas, particularly Education, Poverty Relief, Oceanographic Research, Micro-finance, Social Business and Sustainable Communities. Mr. Ashley came to the Dalio Foundation more than 6 years ago after working over 10 years as an Institutional Equity and Convertible Bond Trader. He has a Bachelors in Economics and Business Administration, and a degree in English Literature from Gordon College in Wenham, Massachusetts. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Hope for Haiti, the Board of Advisors of Grameen America and is the Director of Social Justice initiatives at Grace Community Church.
Author and Speaker
Senior Vice President of Middle East/North Africa for Junior Achievement Worldwide
Soraya Salti is Senior Vice President of Middle East/North Africa for Junior Achievement Worldwide, INJAZ Al-Arab. Her efforts have led to the expansion of INJAZ to 15 countries, in the most successful private public sector partnership in education reaching more than 1 million youth, in the region with the world’s highest youth unemployment. She won the 2006 Schwab Social Entrepreneur award for Jordan, became a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum and was the first Arab woman to win the Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship.
As vice president for corporate responsibility, Jennifer Silberman oversees development, integration and communications surrounding Hilton Worldwide's corporate responsibility strategy around the world. Ms. Silberman joins Hilton Worldwide from APCO Worldwide, where for eight years as vice president in the corporate responsibility practice she counseled Fortune 500 companies and global foundations on strategy and program design, business integration, stakeholder engagement, reporting and results-oriented philanthropy. She has more than 20 years of experience working in the United States and throughout Latin America and Africa in the areas of economic development, sustainability, human rights, public policy and corporate communications.
Author and Speaker
Co-Founder and CEO
Rebecca Onie co-founded Health Leads in 1996, as a sophomore at Harvard College, with Dr. Barry Zuckerman at Boston Medical Center. In 2009, Rebecca was honored to receive a MacArthur "Genius" Fellowship. She has also been recognized by O! Magazine's Power List of 20 women who are "changing the world for the better;" Forbes Magazine's Impact 30, recognizing the world's top 30 social entrepreneurs; the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's 2012 Young Leader Award; and the Schwab Foundation's 2013 Social Entrepreneur of the Year. Rebecca is a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader, U.S. Ashoka Fellow, member of the Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation External Advisory Council, and One Acre Fund board member. She has received the John F. Kennedy New Frontier Award; the Jane Rainie Opel '50 Young Alumna Award; and the Do Something Brick Award for Community Leadership. She received her J.D. from Harvard Law School, where she was an editor of the Harvard Law Review.
Chief Creative Officer
As Chief Creative Officer at Exygy Phil manages the design team while helping set the vision, processes and strategic direction of the company. A firm believer that design is the way things work, not just how they look, Phil ensures that the right questions get asked, and the best solution created for each project. He deeply appreciates the opportunity to leverage great design and strategy to benefit the world’s leading changemakers. A triathlon enthusiast, Philip lives in Oakland CA where he swims, bikes and runs with abandon. When not training, he’s planning his next trip abroad.
Author and Speaker
Blue Oceans For Health