Selection Committee

The Selection Committee for the Prize includes leading experts from academic, NGO and governmental backgrounds:


Thomas Johnson: Chairman, Institute of International Education, Retired Chairman and CEO, GreenPoint Financial Corporation


Susan Berresford: Former President, Ford Foundation

Peter Edelman: Co-Director of the Joint Degree in Law and Public Policy, and Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center

Maisa Galal: Director of Human Resources, General Motors Egypt

Kenton Keith: Retired Senior Vice President, Meridian International Center; Former Ambassador to Qatar and Director of USIA's Office of North African, Near Eastern, and South Asian Affairs

Alain McNamara: Executive Director, The Jordanian-American Commission for Educational Exchange (JACEE)

Harold Tanner: Former President, Tanner & Company; Former Chairman, Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations

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