Jendayi E. Frazer

Jendayi E. Frazer

As the first woman U.S. Ambassador to South Africa Jendayi Frazer was the leading architect of U.S.-Africa policy for nearly a decade, serving in senior positions across the U.S. Government at the State Department, National Security Council and Department of Defense. The former top diplomat on Africa, she brings unparalleled access to African leaders and officials, and offers valuable insight on recent and future developments in Africa, and on U.S. foreign policy, international development policy and national security decision-making. Read more

Robin Wright

Robin Wright

Award-winning journalist and author Robin Wright has spent her professional life reporting from more than 140 countries on six continents; her foreign tours include the Middle East, Europe, Africa, and several years as a roving foreign correspondent. She has covered a dozen wars and several revolutions, and most recently covered U.S. foreign policy for The Washington Post. Her book, Sacred Rage: The Wrath of Militant Islam, is a seminal treatise on terrorism, and she has written extensively about Muslim extremism, the Middle East and Iran’s place in global politics and the war on terrorism. Read more

Peter Thum

 

Peter Thum is a pioneer in showing that business can do good while doing well. He is humanitarian with keen entrepreneurial skills to build two businesses founded on advancing a social mission.

As the founder of Ethos™ Water, Thum turned his idea of getting clean water to children into a successful social venture that not only changed lives but the entire industry. In building a brand, a business and a self-funding philanthropic engine directly connecting consumption to a related social mission, Thum forged new ground and created a model that others could follow. Read more