SCHOLARS, RESEARCHERS, EXPERTS, AND BUSINESS LEADERS

Jeffrey A. Finkle

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 President & CEO

IEDC and  

Former Deputy Assistant Secretary  

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development ​  

Charles Owen Verrill, Jr.

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Partner

Wiley Rein LLP  & 

Senior Lecturing Fellow

International Business Transactions 

Duke University Law School

Veronique Salze-Lozac'h

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 Deputy Director General, Independent Evaluation Department

Asian Development Bank

Philippines

Steven Payson, PhD

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Economist

 Office of the Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs, U.S.

Department of the Interior

 Reston, VA 

Carol Zwickel, PhD

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 Associate Professor in Multidisciplinary Studies,

West Virginia University

 Morgantown, WV 

Bay Arinze, PhD

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 Professor of Management Information Systems,

LeBow College of Business

Drexel University

Philadelphia, PA

Thomas Gulledge, PhD

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President Enterprise Integration, Inc. & 

Professor Emeritus  

George Mason University

 Alexandria, VA   

Dr. Mansur Hasib, CISSP, PMP, CPHIMS

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 Global Speaker and 

Program Chair, Cybersecurity & Technology 

University of Maryland-UC

 Largo, MD

Madelyn Blair, PhD

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 Founder 

Pelerei, Inc. 

Senior Organizational Development Consultant, Facilitator, Designer and Coach of Learning Experience  

Soumya Sivakumar, PhD

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 Assistant Professor of Marketing and

Director, BBA program 

Marymount University 

Arlington, VA

Chiquita Howard-Bostic, PhD

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Assistant Professor of Sociology and Department Chair 

Shepherd University

Shepherdstown, WV  

Dr. Deborah Osgood

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 President and CEO 

Knowledge Institute for Small

Business Development (KISBD)

Exeter, NH

Peter Aiken, PhD

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 Associate Professor​​

Virginia Commonwealth University

Founding Director  

Data Blueprint/Institute for Data Research  

Dr. Lorenzo Cherubini

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 Professor   

Faculty of Education

Brock University

Hamilton, Canada 

Randy Komenski, CPA

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 Director Clinical Transformation & Business Operations 

Bon Secours Baltimore Health System

 Baltimore, MD  

Eva A. Millona

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 Executive Director

 Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA)​

 Boston, MA  

Christina Robinson, PhD

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 Assistant Professor  and Assistant Chair

Department of Economics

 Central Connecticut State University 

New Britain, CT  

Estrella Durá

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 Professor 

​Fellow Polibienestar Research Institute

University of Valencia Valencia

 Spain

Dr. Elmira Ibrayeva

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 P-Kazakhstan Academy of Information and Business 

Associate Professor 

Kazakh American University

 ​Almaty, Kazakhstan  

Amy E. Blitz, PhD

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 Professor of Management Practice/Bobson Global

Babson College

Babson Park, MA​​ 

Dr. Cenker Goker

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 Associate Professor Faculty of Law- Ankara University Visiting Scholar- College of Law Michigan University, 

 East Lansing, MI  

Ken Perez

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 VP of Healthcare Policy 

Omnicell, Inc.

Advisor to CliniCast  

Mountain View, CA

Dr. Cliff Cockerham

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 Chair, TN Environmental Justice Committee

International Outreach Director, The Climate Mobilization President- TN Chapter Nashville, TN 

Sylvia Henderson

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CEO  Springboard Training LLC  

Olney, MD   

Dr. Naomi Abrams

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Chief Ergonomics Officer

Worksite Health and Safety Consultants, LLC and

President- Women Business Owners of Montgomery County, MD

Marc P. Mealy

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 Vice President US-ASEAN Business Council​

​Washington, DC

Diane Cashin

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 President ​and CEO

True North Enterprise

​Washington, DC

Carolin Goerzig, PhD

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 Head of Research Group  "How Terrorists Learn"Max Planck Society

​Halle, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany

Ovidiu Bujorean

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 Senior Manager- Entrepreneurship Innovation CRDF Global-The GIST Initiative & Chairman of the Board of Advisors - AIESEC

Arlington, VA 

Charles Kestenbaum

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 President

B&K International Inc. & Honorary Investment Counselor  Pakistan Board of Investment

 Washington, DC

Joseph P. Bailey, PhD

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Research Associate Professor & Quest Executive Director Robert H. Smith School of Business 

University of Maryland 

 College Park, MD​  

Dr. Richard Kohn

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 Professor of Animal Science

University of Maryland

College Park, MD 

Michael Radkowsky, Psy.D.

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 Clinical Psychologist 

+20 Years Experience Helping People Grow Stronger in Difficult Times, Create Strong Relationship, and Fulfilling Lives

Marek Wojtaszek, PhD

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 Assistant Professor of Humanities 

University of Lodz, Poland 

Fulbright Fellow ​

University of Illinois 

Urbana-Champaign, IL

Angela Franco

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President & CEO

The Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Washington DC

Deborah Froling

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 Partner

Arent Fox LLP

and Former President

National Association of Women Lawyers (2013-2014)

Ravi Chinta, PhD

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 University Research Chair 

University of Phoenix

Cincinnati, OH

Younsung Kim, PhD

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 Assistant Professor 

Department of Environmental Science and Policy

George Mason University

Fairfax, VA

​​Victoria M. Grady, PhD

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 President & Principal Consultant

Pivot Point Business Solutions Assistant Professorial Lecturer  George Washington University

Washington DC

Dr. Gilda Martinez-Alba

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Provost Fellow for Diversity &

Graduate Program Director

Towson University

​Baltimore, MD

Dr. Nirmaljit Rathee

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Associate Professor

College of Education

Delaware State University 

Dover, DE

Professor Poonam Saxena

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Vice Chancellor

National Law University

Jodhpur, India 

Izabella Barati-Stec, PhD

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Visiting Professor of Finance and Government

Central European University 

Budapest, Hungary  

Tonya Ladipo, LCSW

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Director & Trainer

The Ladipo Group LLC

Philadelphia, PA

Cortney Baker, M.S., CCC/SLP

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 Owner/CEOKidsCare Therapy

 Addison, TX  

Angela Marshall, MD, FACP

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President and CEO  Comprehensive Women’s Health, Inc.,  Silver Spring, MD  .

Najiba Benabess, PhD

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 Director- School of Business and Management and ​

Associate Professor of Economics 

Norwich University 

Northfield, VT

Solome Tibebu

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Entrepreneur

Technology & Healthcare Speaker ​Cognific- Behavioral Health​ ​Consulting and Online Resource 

New York, NY