Advisory Board

Meet our Advisory Board.
What we don’t know is greater than what we do,
so we collaborate with this team of experts.

  • Badreyyah Alireza, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified Health Coach

  • Ann Brashares, Bestselling Author

  • Kirsten Brashares, Co-founder of Wellness in the Schools

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

  • August Cardona, Principal, Epicurean Group

  • 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

  • Kate Hillis, Principal, Leroy and Clarkson

  • Mitra Jerald, VP of Commercial Strategy, Turner Latin America

  • Mike Klein, Managing Director at McKenna Long Aldridge LLP

  • Benjamin Kligler, Associate Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Vice Chair, Research Director, Beth Israel Hospital

  • 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

  • Penny Lerner, Founder & CEO of AYS Sports Marketing and Taste of Tennis

  • Cathie Levine, Founder, Morningside Strategies; Executive Coach and Communications Strategist

  • Betty Lopez-Towey, Educator and Co-Founder-AmPark School, PS 344, Faculty Member of Veriditas the World Wide Labyrinth Project

  • Laura Lyons, MPH, CHES, CPT, Integrative Medicine Manager, Community Healthcare Network

  • Havilah Mann, Fractional CFO, Accounting Infrastructure & Governance Expert

  • Caitlin McNiff, PS 87 Parent

  • John McNiff, Managing Director & Portfolio Manager, Graticule Asset Management Asia

  • Sarah Natchez, General Manager, Super Soccer Stars

  • Andrew Nipon, Creative Director, Mad Projects

  • Kari Ostrem, Math Teacher, Vanguard High School

  • Joy Pierson, Co-Owner / Nutritionist, Candle Cafe

  • Janet Poppendieck, Senior Fellow, CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute

  • Michael R. Reese, Managing Partner, Reese LLP

  • Sharon Richter, Registered Dietitian, The Richter Reco

  • Anthony Romero, Executive Director, American Civil Liberties Union

  • Stuart Scott, President, Mountain Valley NY

  • Paula Seefeldt, Co-Coordinator of L.I.L.Y., Co-Founder of Field to Fuel, and co-owner of restaurants in Charlotte, DC and NYC

  • Greg Sheindlin, Sheindlin & Sullivan, LLP

  • Maya Shetreat-Klein, MD, Integrative pediatric neurologist, herbalist, urban farmer, naturalist, terrain doctor and mother

  • 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

  • Elly Truesdell, Chief Strategy Officer, Canopy Foods

  • Jenna Wolfe, TV Journalist and Lifestyle and Fitness Expert

  • Patti Trainor-Wrazej, Nurse Midwife

  • Tim Zagat, ZAGAT Guide