Board

Spring 2021, Fall 2021, Spring 2022

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John Ferguson

President

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Sama Kubba

Vice President & Senior Director of Policy for U.S. Government

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Fawwaz Shoukfeh

Senior Director of Policy for Foreign Governments

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Hamaad Mehal

Senior Director of Policy for Intl Orgs, Think Tanks, and Business

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Gaby Pesantez

Senior Director of Relations & Senior Director of Conference

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Syed Ahmed

Senior Director of Operations

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Lexa Brenner

Senior Director of Community

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Satoshi Yanaizu

Senior Director of Media Publications

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Maddy Gavitt

Deputy Director of Policy for U.S. Government

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Matt Kiley

Deputy Director of Policy for U.S. Government

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Luis Esteva Sueiro

Deputy Director of Policy for Foreign Governments

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George Whitford

Deputy Director of Policy for Foreign Governments

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Eleanor Wikstrom

Deputy Director of Policy for Intl Orgs, Think Tanks, and Businesses

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Rohan Jakhete

Deputy Director of Policy for Intl Orgs, Think Tanks, and Businesses

Andrew Lu

Deputy Director of Recruitment

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Shay Li

Deputy Director of Media

Joyce Chen

Deputy Director of Conference

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Aqib Zakaria

Deputy Director of Speakers

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Gregor Kossmann

Deputy Director of Speakers

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Noah Dasanaike

Deputy Director of Podcast

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Gemma Schneider

Deputy Director of Podcast

Shelby Tzung

Deputy Director of Harvard Forum

Simeon Sayer

Deputy Director of Harvard Forum & Deputy Director of Policy for U.S. Government

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Ahmed Alsheikh

Deputy Director of Foreign Summits (Middle East & North Africa)

Arjun Akwei

Deputy Director of Foreign Summits (South Asia)

Jennifer Niemi

Deputy Director of Foreign Summits (East Asia)

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Erta Kurti

Deputy Director of Foreign Summits (Europe & Eurasia)

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Sarah Deonarain

Deputy Director of Foreign Summits (Latin America & The Caribbean)

Smoky

Ambassador of Love

We’re also grateful to our former Board members who have made invaluable contributions to the team: Esther Kim, Anthony Grassi, Lauren Morganbesser, Abby LaBreck, Andrew Shaw, Diana Agdashian, Toluwalope Moses, Nisha Seyed, Sophia Weng, Ali Makani and our former representative Juan Venancio.

Board of Directors

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General Joseph Francis Dunford Jr.

19th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Founding Board

Fall 2019, Spring 2020, Fall 2020

Sahil Lauji

Founder & President

Humza Jilani

Vice President

John Ferguson

Co-Director of Policy

Robert Edwards

Co-Director of Policy

Diana Agdashian

Director of Operations

Nisha Seyed

Treasurer

Maxwell Zhu

Director of Strategy