The Center of Management for Social Impact
A veteran Israeli businessperson, Dalia Levy-Raschal was the founder and CEO of two successful corporations, where she achieved national recognition for her ability to innovate and lead. In 2006 she sold the remaining holdings in the businesses she had developed, and in the years following has developed an expertise in Corporate Sustainability.An M.B.A. graduate in Corporate Sustainability, currently is a candidate for a doctorate degree in the subject. Present: Co-founder of The Management for Social Impact Center affiliated with Tel Aviv University. Sustainability Consultant 2012-Present: To Alex Gilady, IOC Member, President, Keshet Broadcasting Corp. Director, 2009-present: The Reut Institute - an innovative policy group providing long-term strategic support to Israeli leaders and decision-makers. Dalia was born in Israel and educated in the United States, (B.Sc. Psychology-Columbia University, New York, and an MBA in Corporate Sustainability (2012).
Executive Vice President, Social Action and Advocacy
Chad Boettcher has spent the past 15 years working to create social change at the intersection of media, culture and communications. He is currently Executive Vice President, Social Action and Advocacy at Participant Media, where he leads the development of social action strategies for all of the company's film, television and digital content. Previously, Boettcher worked for Vice President Al Gore, taught marketing innovation at NYU and held senior positions at MTV, Nike and Weber Shandwick developing award-winning pro-social campaigns.
International Center for Transitional Justice
David Tolbert was appointed president of the International Center for Transitional Justice in March of 2010. Previously he served as registrar (assistant secretary-general) of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon and prior to that was assistant secretary-general and special expert to the United Nations secretary-general on United Nations Assistance to the Khmer Rouge Trials.
Director of Business Development
David joined mothers2mothers in 2007 after working for 22 years in finance in Latin America, the US, and the UK. David's roles at m2m include oversight of m2m's fundraising and business development, relationship management for many of m2m's donors, and the Board Secretary role at mothers2mothers International.
Vice President / Strategic Initiatives
John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
Paula Ellis oversees the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation’s national programmes, new initiatives, the Transformation Fund and evaluation work and is a member of the Executive Committee. Paula was formerly vice president for operations at Knight Ridder overseeing 15 newspapers. She was a member of the company’s management committee and led companywide reader innovation and cost containment initiatives. She was the president and publisher of The Sun News in Myrtle Beach, S.C.; managing editor and assistant to the publisher of The State newspaper in Columbia, S.C.; and editor in the Knight Ridder Washington Bureau and at The Post-Tribune in Gary, Ind.
The Young Foundation
Mulgan obtained a First Class degree from Balliol College, Oxford and a Ph.D. in telecommunications from the University of Westminster. He was also a Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, trained as a Buddhist monk in Sri Lanka and worked for a spell during the 1980s as a van driver for the "Labour-supporting collective of musicians and comedians known as Red Wedge", opting ultimately for a career in local government and academia in the UK and going on to become an influential writer on social and political issues in various newspapers and magazines in the 1990s including the Independent, Financial Times, Guardian, New Statesman and Marxism Today. He worked as a reporter for BBC television and radio and was made a CBE in 2005. His current base, the Young Foundation, mainly works on social innovation - the design and launch of new social organisations, but also produces some publications, including recent ones on social innovation and the state of British society
Celso Grecco is president of Atitude, one of the first corporate social responsibility and social marketing agencies in Brazil. He graduated in Communications and Marketing, with a large experience in advertising; he spent 2 years in UK (1986-1988) working in the promotional and direct marketing fields. In Brazil, in 1989, he started his own business in promotions and advertising and in 2000 he founded Atitude, an agency dedicated to build strategic corporate responsibility programs and projects in the corporate social responsibility field. In 2003 he created for his client Bovespa, Brazil’s Stock Exchange, the Social Stock Exchange, recognized by UNESCO as unique, adopted by the UN Global Compact Office as a study case and a model to be recommended to other stock exchanges in the world. Celso is also the founder and past president of Aldeia do Futuro, a NGO recognized as one of the Best Social Technologies in Sao Paulo , Brazil, and a member of the board of several NGOs.