creating healthier places in which to learn

Advisory Board

Badreyyah AlirezaLicensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified Health Coach

Ann Brashares, Author, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

Kirsten Brashares

Kwame M. Brown, PhD, Professor of Psychology, Hampton University. Founder, Principal at Move Theory

Hilda Chazanovitz, Founder, Hilda Chazanovitz & Company

Richard E. Clark, Founder and Managing Director of Zentropy Ventures, LLC

Sybil Dessau, Television Producer, Fawlty Productions

Carol Han, Founder and Managing Partner, CA Creative

Mitra Jerald, Senior Director of Business Development/Strategic Planning at Cartoon Network Enterprises, Turner Broadcasting.

Mike Klein, Managing Director at McKenna Long Aldridge LLP

Benjamin Kligler, Associate Professor of Family and Social Medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Vice Chair and Research Director of the Beth Israel Department of Integrative Medicine

Wendy Kopp, Founder, Teach for America; CEO, Teach for All

Roland Lafontant, Athletic Director/Squash Pro, Harmonie Club; Squash Coach, The Browning School

Jenifer Lang, Food journalist and author

Betty Lopez-Towey, Principal and Co-Founder-AmPark School, P.S. 344

Havilah Mann, Certified Public Accountant

John McNiff, Managing Director, Bank of America

Sarah Natchez, General Manager, Super Soccer Stars

Andrew Nipon, Chief Creative Officer, Mad Projects

Kari Ostrem, Academic Dean, The Lawrenceville School

Joy Pierson, Co-Owner / Nutritionist, Candle Cafe

Janet Poppendieck, Professor of Sociology at HunterCollege, CityUniversity of New York. Author,  Free for All: Fixing School Food in America and Sweet Charity? Emergency Food and the End of Entitlement

Michael R. Reese, Managing Partner, Reese LLP

Sharon Richter, Registered Dietitian, The Richter Reco

Anthony Romero, Executive Director, American Civil Liberties Union

Paula Seefeldt, Co-Coordinator of L.I.L.Y., Co-Founder of Field to Fuel, and together with her husband owns restaurants in Charlotte, DC and NYC.

Greg Sheindlin, Sheindlin & Sullivan, LLP

Maya Shetreat-Klein, MD

Jennifer Allan Soros, Jennifer and Jonathan Allan Soros Foundation

Jonathan Allan Soros, Jennifer and Jonathan Allan Soros Foundation

Rachel Tore, Co-founder of Wellness in the Schools, Certified Yoga Instructor 

Steve Weatherford, NFL Punter

Tim Zagat, ZAGAT Guide


"[Thanks to WITS] our students have developed a greater understanding of and respect for the food they eat and the importance of eating healthy."
-Principal of a WITS school