Every member of our global team contributes to the foundation’s mission of creating a world where generous listening is not just a skill but a way of life.

Advisory Circle

Aaron Lobel

Founder & President of America Abroad Media & Chairman and CEO of Black Birch Entertainment

Agah Uğur

Former CEO of Borusan Holding, Investor

Anna Maria Corozza Bildt

Former Member of The European Parliament & Former European Parliament Coordinator on Children's Rights

Beatrice de Clermont Tonnerre

Board Member of The French American Foundation & The Bosphorus Institutes

Begüm Doğan Faralyalı

Chairwoman of Doğan Holding & Founder of "Common Values Movement"

Esra Özsüer

President and Founder of Maya Vakfı

Farah Ramzan Golantcbe

Chief Executive of kyu EMEA

Hanzade Doğan

Founder of Doğan Online Group & Founding Member of Global Relations Forum

Hashim Sarkis

Dean of SA+P, MIT & Principal of Hashim Sarkis Studios

Irina Bokova

Director-General of UNESCO

Jochen Zeitz

Founder of Zeitz Foundation

Kai Deikmann

Founder & Shareholder of the Deutscher Zukunftsfonds and Storymachine

Lady Trish Malloch-Brown

Independent Consultant

Manish Chopra

CIO of Tiger Veda

Peggy Dulany

Founder & Chair of Synergos & Co-Founder of Global Philanthropists Circle

Peter Levine

Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Lincoln Filene Professor of Citizenship & Public Affairs in Tufts University’s Jonathan Tisch College of Civic Life

Scott Mead

Founder and Chairman of Mead Family Foundation

Virna Apalacı Gülzari

VP of the Turkish Infant Mental Health Organization

Zainab Salbi

EP and Host of Through Her Eyes at Yahoo News & Author of Freedom is an Inside Job