Elisa L. Liang, Chair
Former President, MCI Foundation
Arun Alagappan, J.D., Vice President
Founder & President, Advantage Testing, Inc.
Enrique Foster Gittes, Treasurer
Lawyer, Investor, Former Teacher
Former Trustee of Prep for Prep
Beth Breger, Executive Director
Co-Founder, New York Urban Debate League Program
Founder, School Connection Center at the Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services
Lawrence P. Bascom
Private Investor, Former CFO, 21st Century Insurance Group
Former Partner, Deloitte & Touche
Anders C. H. Brag
President, GARB Holdings, LLC, Venture Capital
Nan A. Rothschild Cooper, Ph.D.
Director of Museum Studies, Department of Anthropology, Columbia University
Research Professor, Department of Anthropology, Barnard College
Alexandra M. Engler
Analyst, King Street Capital
Frederick H. Fogel
General Counsel, The Baupost Group
Lucy N. Friedman, Ph.D.
Founder & 20-Year Executive Director, Victim Services
President, The After-School Corporation (TASC)
Gail Furman, Ph.D.
Warren H. Haber
Chairman, Founders Equity, Inc.
Denise Lee Hurley
Trustee of Bryn Mawr College,
Vice Chairman of Capital Campaign
John C. Roberts
Associate Director, Advantage Testing, Inc.
Founding Principal, Vicus Partners, LLC
Lois Severini, Ph.D.
Architectural Historian and Former Teacher
Edward M. Strong
Partner, Dodger Theatricals Ltd
Sally A. Thorner
Huffington Post Contributor
Lindsey F. Turner
Writer and Playwright
Deputy Executive Managing Member, Davidson Kempner Capital Management LP
Jide J. Zeitlin
President, The Keffi Group
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
William R. Fitzsimmons
Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid, Harvard College
George M. Logothetis
Chairman and CEO, Libra Group
Anthony W. Marx, Ph.D.
President and CEO, New York Public Library
President Emeritus, Amherst College
Daniel R. Porterfield, Ph.D.
President, Franklin & Marshall College
Shirley M. Tilghman, Ph.D.
President Emeritus, Princeton University
Professor of Molecular Biology