Katherine Marshall is a Senior Fellow at the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs, where she leads the Center's program on Religion and Global Development. She helped to create and now serves as the Executive Director of the World Faiths Development Dialogue.
Brett McGurk served on the National Security Council, first as director for Iraq, and then later as a Special Assistant to President Bush and Senior Director for Iraq and Afghanistan. He also served as a senior Iraq advisor during the first year of the Obama administration and again in Baghdad over the last quarter of 2010.
Nandini Oomman is the former director of the HIV/AIDS Monitor at the Center for Global Development. The HIV/AIDS Monitor tracks the effectiveness of the three main aid responses to the epidemic: the Global Fund, the HIV/AIDS Africa MAP program of the World Bank, and the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).
Khairi Abaza is a scholar at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, noted for his focus on democratic reform in the Arab world, the spread of terrorism, and the influence of the media on politics.