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Alice Albright is the Chief Executive Officer of the Global Partnership for Education, overseeing the Secretariat of a multilateral partnership organization made up of 65 developing country partners, donor governments, civil society organizations, teachers organizations, international organizations, and private sector foundations and the business community. Before assuming her current role in 2013, Ms. Albright served in the Obama administration as the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Export-Import Bank of the United States. From 2001 to 2009, she served as Chief Financial and Investment Officer for the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunizations (GAVI), and was named head of GAVI's Washington, DC, office in 2003. Alice holds an MA from Williams College, MA from Columbia University, and began her career in the financial industry.

\n\n\t\n","quote":"","location":"Singapore","longitude":"","latitude":""},{"id":10,"name":"Agnes Binagwaho","firstName":"Agnes","lastName":"Binagwaho","title":"","type":"Evaluation Panel","typeShort":"Evaluation","cms":"judges_g2","image":"/images/judges/binagwaho_agness.jpg","thumbnail":"/images/judges/binagwaho_agness_250.jpg","shortDescription":"Vice Chancellor, University of Global Health Equity","longDescription":"\n\t\n\t\n\t\n\n

Professor Binagwaho was named Vice Chancellor of the University of Global Health Equity in 2017. From 2002-2016, she served the Rwandan Health Sector in high-level government positions, first as the Executive Secretary of Rwanda's National AIDS Control Commission, then as Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Health, and then during 5 years as the Minister of Health. She is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School, a Professor of the Practice of Global Health Delivery at the University of Global Health Equity in Rwanda, and an Adjunct Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.


She has held an array of leadership and advisory positions on national and international scale. Since 2016 she is a member of the American National Academy of medicine and since 2017 a fellow of the African Academy of Sciences. Presently, she serves on: the African Advisory Board of the Steven Lewis Foundation; the Advisory Board of the Friends of the Global Fund Africa; and the Advisory Committee of the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative.

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Ertharin Cousin is the Payne Distinguished Lecturer at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and Visiting Fellow at the Center on Food Security and the Environment. She is also a distinguished fellow of global agriculture at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs.


She previously served as executive director of the World Food Programme from 2012 until 2017. In this role, Cousin led the world's largest humanitarian organization with 14,000 staff serving 80 million vulnerable people across 75 countries.


Cousin possesses more than 30 years of national and international nonprofit, government, and corporate leadership experience. She maintains relationships with global government, business, and community leaders. She has published numerous articles regarding agriculture, food security, and nutrition.


In 2009, Cousin was nominated by the president and confirmed by the Senate as the US ambassador to the UN Agencies for Food and Agriculture in Rome. In this role Cousin served as the US representative for all food, agriculture, and nutrition related issues. Cousin regularly represented US interest in global leader discussions, including prime ministers, foreign and agriculture ministers, academics and business executives, regarding humanitarian and development activities. Cousin helped identify and catalyze US government investment in food security and nutrition activities supported by the USAID Feed the Future program. Cousin convened foreign media tours resulting in millions of conventional as well social media impressions.


A Chicago native, Cousin is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago; the University of Georgia Law School, and the University of Chicago Executive Management Finance for Non-Financial Executives program. Cousin has received honorary doctorate degrees from universities around the globe. She has been listed numerous times on the Forbes \"\"100 Most Powerful Women\"\" list, as the Fortune \"\"Most Powerful Woman in Food and Drink,\"\" on TIME's \"\"100 Most Influential People\"\" list, and as one of the \"\"500 Most Powerful People on the Planet\"\" by Foreign Policy magazine.

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Lawrence Haddad became the Executive Director of GAIN in October 2016. Prior to this, Lawrence was the founding co-chair and lead author of the Global Nutrition Report from 2014 to 2016. From 2004-2014 Lawrence was the Director of the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), the world's leading development studies institute. He was the UK's representative on the Steering Committee of the High Level Panel of Experts (HLPE) of the UN's Committee on World Food Security (CSF). He was the President of the UK and Ireland's Development Studies Association from 2010 to 2012. An economist, Lawrence completed his PhD in Food Research at Stanford University in 1988. Before joining IDS in 2004, he was Director of the Food Consumption and Nutrition Division at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

\n\n\t\n","quote":"","location":"Sample","longitude":"44444","latitude":"44444"},{"id":9,"name":"Yasmeen Hassan","firstName":"Yasmeen","lastName":"Hassan","title":"","type":"Evaluation Panel","typeShort":"Evaluation","cms":"judges_g2","image":"/images/judges/hassan_yasmeen.jpg","thumbnail":"/images/judges/hassan_yasmeen_250.jpg","shortDescription":"Global Executive Director, Equality Now","longDescription":"\n\t\n\t\n\t\n\n

Yasmeen became the Global Executive Director of Equality Now in 2011 after serving as Deputy Executive Director and Director of Programs for three years. Previously, she was with the United Nations Division for the Advancement of Women where she worked on the implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and the Secretary-General's study on violence against women. Yasmeen clerked on the D.C. Court of Appeals (1994-1995) and practiced corporate law at Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York and California (1995-2003). In 1999, Yasmeen edited Equality Now's first report on discriminatory laws. She has served on the Council on Foreign Relations' Advisory Board on Child Marriage, provided expert guidance to the U.N. Trust to End Violence Against Women, and advocates for the women's rights through appearances in numerous media outlets, including CNN, Al Jazeera, the Huffington Post, the New York Times and the Washington Post. Yasmeen holds a J.D., magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School where, among other subjects, she studied Islamic law and women's rights. She also holds a B.A., magna cum laude, in Political Science from Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts, USA.

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Seema Jalan is the Executive Director of the UN Foundation's Universal Access Project, which works to empower girls and women by improving their access to reproductive health and family planning services globally. The Universal Access Project, together with the community of sexual and reproductive health and rights organizations it supports, has helped advocate for and protect more than $600 million in U.S. funding for international reproductive health and family planning that in 2017 provided 25 million women with access to life-saving contraceptive services and supplies.

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As President of AGRA, Dr. Kalibata leads the organization's efforts with public and private partners to ensure a food secure and prosperous Africa through rapid, sustainable agricultural growth, improving the productivity and livelihoods of millions of smallholder farmers.


Prior to joining AGRA in September 2014, Dr. Kalibata was Rwanda's Minister of Agriculture and Animal Resources (MINAGRI). In this role, she was widely considered to be one of the most successful Agriculture Ministers in sub-Saharan Africa. Dr. Kalibata has held several other leadership positions, including Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Agriculture and Deputy Vice Chancellor of University of Rwanda. She also worked for the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture in Uganda, and various other agricultural development organizations. She sits on various boards including the International Fertilizer Development Corporation (IFDC), Bioversity International, Africa Risk Capacity, the Malabo-Montpellier Panel, and is a member of the Global Agenda Council of the World Economic Forum.


Dr. Kalibata has a distinguished track record as an agricultural scientist, policy maker and thought leader. She holds a doctorate in Entomology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

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Dr. Musimbi Kanyoro is President and CEO of Global Fund for Women. She is globally recognized for her leadership of organizations and initiatives that advance women's and girls' human rights, and philanthropy for communities. Musimbi is passionate about using philanthropy and technology to drive social change.


Before joining Global Fund for Women as CEO, Musimbi was Director for Population and Reproductive Health at David and Lucile Packard Foundation.


Musimbi was appointed general secretary (CEO) of the World YWCA in 1998, the first non-white woman to hold the role after 150 years of existence. In 2015, Forbes magazine named her one of 10 women \"\"power brands\"\" and in 2016, she was named to the Forty Women to Watch Over 40 list for making an impact in philanthropy and gender equality.


Musimbi serves on the UN Women Civil Society Advisory Board; the World Bank Gender Advisory Board; the Boards of CARE, Landesa, and Sheryl Sandberg's OptionB.Org; Aspen Leaders Council; the Global Citizen and CHIME FOR CHANGE Girls' and Women's Committee; and the Reference Group of FP 2020.

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As Chief Executive Officer, Farah leads Malala Fund in working toward a world where all girls can learn for 12 years and lead without fear. Prior to joining Malala Fund, Farah was the founder and CEO of G(irls)20, where she built an organisation dedicated to girls' education and female labour force participation. Prior to G(irls)20, she served in senior leadership positions at The Belinda Stronach Foundation and VON Canada and worked for several leading Canadian politicians, including Deputy Prime Minister Anne McLellan and the Honourable Paddy Torsney. Her greatest adventure was summitting Mt. Kilimanjaro. She is a recipient of several awards including Governor General Meritorious Service Medal, Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal. She was named BBC's 100 Women and Top 25 Most Influential Women in Canada by Women of Influence.Shas served as an Advisor to the Clinton Global Initiative and Virgin Unite.

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Danielle co-founded Food Tank, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, in 2013 as an organization focused on building a global community for safe, healthy, nourished eaters. Prior to starting Food Tank, Danielle spent two years traveling to more than 60 countries across sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, and Latin America, meeting with farmers and farmers' groups, scientists and researchers, policymakers and government leaders, students and academics, along with journalists, documenting what's working to help alleviate hunger and poverty, while protecting the environment. Danielle has authored or contributed to several major reports and books and her knowledge of global agriculture issues has been cited widely in more than 8,000 major print and broadcast outlets worldwide. Danielle has an M.S. in Agriculture, Food, and Environment from the Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy and spent two years volunteering for the Peace Corps in the Dominican Republic.

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Michelle Nunn is president and CEO of CARE USA, a leading humanitarian organization that fights global poverty and provides lifesaving assistance in emergencies. CARE places a special focus on working alongside poor girls and women because, equipped with the proper resources, they have the power to lift whole families and entire communities out of poverty. Last year, CARE worked in 95 countries and directly reached 80 million people in FY2016.


Nunn, who took the helm of CARE in July 2015, has devoted her career to civic and public service as a social entrepreneur, a nonprofit CEO and a candidate for U.S. Senate. She co-founded the volunteer-mobilization organization Hands On Atlanta, growing its volunteer engagement model from a single entity to a national network of more than 50 affiliates. Nunn helped initiate and oversaw that group's merger with Points of Light, founded by President George H. W. Bush to promote volunteerism. The merger yielded the world's largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, with affiliates across the globe engaging more than 70,000 corporations and nonprofit organizations. Nunn served as Points of Light CEO from 2007 to 2013.


A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Virginia, Nunn majored in history with a minor in religion. Nunn earned her Master's Degree in Public Administration from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, where she received the prestigious Public Service Fellowship.

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Andrea Tamburini is a passionate humanitarian, committed to upholding Action Against Hunger's mandate to end global hunger and save lives by preventing, detecting, and treating undernutrition. As CEO, he leads Action Against Hunger USA's executive team in providing technical expertise and strategic direction to more than 1,500 staff, who serve 4.7 million beneficiaries across seven countries in Africa and Asia.


Prior to joining Action Against Hunger, Tamburini spent several years leading emergency response programs during major humanitarian crises in Kosovo, India, Vietnam, the West Bank and Gaza, Iraq, Jordan, Darfur, and Lebanon.


Tamburini is a Visiting Professor at Fordham University and serves as a Board Director of InterAction, the U.S. alliance of non-governmental organizations. He received his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees in Political Science and International Politics from the University of Milan, completed post-graduate studies in International Humanitarian Assistance at Fordham University, and is a graduate of Columbia Business School's Senior Leaders Program.