About LEDA

Our Leadership

Meet LEDA's Board of Directors and Leadership Council

Board of Directors

 

Lawyer
 
Former President,
MCI Foundation
Elisa L. Liang
Chair

Founder & President,
Advantage Testing, Inc.
Arun Alagappan, J.D.
Vice President

Senior Vice President, Investment Banking,
Young America Capital
Morry C. Davis
Treasurer

Co-Founder,
New York Urban Debate League Program
 
Founder,
School Connection Center at the Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services
Beth Breger
Executive Director

Vice President for Finance and Treasurer,
Princeton University

Carolyn N. Ainslie

Lawrence Bascom

Private Investor
 
Former CFO,
21st Century Insurance Group
 
Former Partner,
Deloitte & Touche

Lawrence P. Bascom

President,
GARB Holdings, LLC, Venture Capital

Anders C. H. Brag

Director of Museum Studies, Department of Anthropology,
Columbia University
 
Research Professor, Department of Anthropology,
Barnard College
Nan A. Rothschild Cooper, Ph.D.

Analyst,
King Street Capital

Alexandra M. Engler

General Counsel,
The Baupost Group

Frederick H. Fogel

Founder & 20-Year Executive Director
Victim Services
 
President,
The After-School Corporation (TASC)

Lucy N. Friedman, Ph.D.

Child/Adolescent Psychologist

Gail Furman, Ph.D.

Lawyer, Investor, Former Teacher
 
Former Trustee of Prep for Prep

Enrique Foster Gittes

Political and Nonprofit Consultant

Ilana Goldman

Chairman,
Founders Equity, Inc.

Warren H. Haber

LEDA Cohort 3 Scholar
 
Nonprofit Development Professional
 
Graduate Student at The New School

Yelka Kamara

Vice President,
BlackRock

Eric Mendez

Associate Director,
Advantage Testing, Inc.

John C. Roberts

Founding Principal,
Vicus Partners, LLC

Bert Rosenblatt

Architectural Historian and Former Teacher

Lois Severini, Ph.D.

Partner,
Dodger Theatricals Ltd

Edward M. Strong

Broadcast Journalist
 
Huffington Post Contributor

Sally A. Thorner

Writer and Playwright

Lindsey F. Turner

Deputy Executive Managing Member, Davidson Kempner Capital Management LP

Anthony Yoseloff

President,
The Keffi Group

Jide J. Zeitlin

 

Leadership Council

LEDA’s Leadership Council is composed of a group of prominent leaders who share a passionate commitment to LEDA’s mission and serve as its champions. The council helps to build awareness about our unparalleled success and foster new connections and partnerships.

Founder,
Build-A-Bear Workshop
Maxine Clark

Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid,
Harvard College
William R. Fitzsimmons

Chairman and CEO,
Libra Group
George M. Logothetis

President and CEO,
New York Public Library
 
President Emeritus, Amherst College
Anthony W. Marx, Ph.D.

President,
Franklin & Marshall College
Daniel R. Porterfield, Ph.D.

President Emeritus,
Princeton University
 
Professor of Molecular Biology,
Princeton University
Shirley M. Tilghman, Ph.D.

Up Next

LEDA is looking for highly skilled individuals to join our team.

Continue Reading

Become a LEDA Scholar

Find out about the selection criteria and how to apply.
Apply

Support Our Work

Your contribution will help diversify leadership in America.
Give Now