Since 2005, the New Leaders Group – U.S.A. has presented the bi-annual IIE New Leaders Group Award to recognize the outstanding work of a current Fulbrighter who is actively promoting mutual understanding between the U.S. and another country. The individual whose work is judged to have the most impact will receive a $5,000 Award to continue the project. The IIE New Leaders Group will select the winner who will be recognized at a special event hosted by the Group.
IIE New Leaders Group - Emergency Fund
In 2010, the New Leaders Group launched the Scholar Rescue Fund (SRF) - Emergency Fund to provide urgent support to persecuted scholars facing emergency situations around the world.
IIE NEW LEADERS GROUP MEMBERS
IIE New Leaders Group – United States (U.S.A.)
Chairman: Tom Sandell | CEO, Sandell Asset Management
President: M. Patrick McCloskey | Partner, StormHarbour Partners
Marianne Boesky | Owner, Marianne Boesky Gallery
IIE New Leaders Group - United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.)
Olivia Tournay Flatto, Ph.D.
Scott Freidheim | Chief Executive Officer, Europe, Investcorp International Ltd.
Marc Gabelli | Managing Director, Gemini Capital Management
Sue Hostetler | Editor in Chief, Art Basel Miami Beach Magazine
Jonathan Jackson | Public Policy Attaché
Anton Katz | Founder, Katz Capital
Serra Kirdar-Meliti | Director, Muthabara Foundation
Doug Londal | Partner, New Mountain Capital
Michael Rockefeller | CEO, Active Media
Richard Zack | Chief Risk Officer, Wainwright Investment Council, LLC
Chairman: Serra Kirdar-Meliti | Director, Muthabara Foundation
Samar Al-Shorafa | Manager-Project Development, Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation
Dania Bazzy | Associate Director of Global Marketing, Barclays Wealth
Claudia Cellini | Co-Founder, The Third Line
Maher Ghanma | Director, Global Government Relations Middle East, DLA Piper Middle East LLP
Caspar Herzberg | Director of Strategy, Cisco Systems International
Majid Jafar | Director, Crescent Petroleum
Lara Setrakian | Reporter, ABC News, Dubai
Suleiman Shahbal | CEO, GulfCap Group
Tarik Yousef | Dean, Dubai School of Government