Advisory Board

David Barth

Mr. David Barth is the Director for Youth Opportunity and Learning at the Ford Foundation.  In this capacity he directs grant making in support of marginalized youth around the world. 

Jim Champy

Mr. Jim Champy is a life member of the MIT Corporation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Board of Trustees, where he serves on the Executive Committee, Chairs its Salary- Subcommittee, and Chairs the Visiting Committee for MIT’s Engineering Systems Division.

Akhil Gupta

Mr. Akhil Gupta is an Advanced Leadership Fellow at Harvard University.  He is the former Chairman of Blackstone India, having started its operations in India. 

M. Charito Kruvant

M. Charito Kruvant, MA is President, CEO, and co-founder of Creative Associates International, a global professional services firm that has worked in more than 85 countries for more than 40 years. Creative’s community engagement approach to development has led to improved education, civil society, governance, stabilization, and economic development for millions of people worldwide. It was a pioneer in developing education strategies and techniques in conflict areas. Today Creative continues its culture of finding new methods to tackle some of the world’s toughest development challenges.