Raymond Sommereyns, director, Outreach Division, Department of Public Information, United Nations


Jon Alpert, co-founder and co-director, DCTV (Downtown Community Television)

Dr. Arjun Appadurai, John Dewey Professor in the Social Sciences, senior advisor for global initiatives, The New School

Bill Ayers, radio talk show host; founder and executive director, World Hunger Year

Jeremiah A. Barondess, MD, president emeritus, The New York Academy of Medicine

Myron Belfer, MD, MPA, professor of child psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; child mental health consultant, WHO Geneva; senior associate in psychiatry, Boston Children’s Hospital

Michael A. Brown, president, Media Communications Association International; president, Rockwell Automation

Verne E. Chaney, MD, MPH, FACS, founder and president, Intermed International

Dr. Michael A. Cohen, director, Graduate Program in International Affairs, The New School

Maria Emilia Compte, MD, MPH&TM, vice president for programs, Intermed International

Ramu Damodaran, chief, Civil Society Service, Outreach Division, Department of Public Information, United Nations

Benicio Del Toro, actor, Traffic, Sin City, The Usual Suspects, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Dana Glaser, producer, Today Show

Danny Glover, actor, Dreamgirls, The Color Purple, Die Hard, Lethal Weapon

Ashok Gurung, director, India China Institute, The New School

Eveline Herfkens, executive coordinator, Millennium Development Campaign, United Nations

Carol Jenkins, president, Women’s Media Center; journalist

Milton Justice, lecturer in theater studies, Yale University; documentary producer

Simon Kilmurry, COO, P.O.V.; vice president, American Documentary

Deborah Koons Garcia, filmmaker, The Future of Food

Dr. Benjamin Lee, provost, professor of anthropology and philosophy, The New School

Albert Maysles, filmmaker, Gimme Shelter, Grey Gardens, The Gates – A Project for New York City

André-Jacques Neusy, MD, DTM&H; associate professor of medicine, NYU Medical School; founder and director, NYU Center for Global Health

Katherine Oliver, commissioner, Mayor’s Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting

Sydney Pollack, filmmaker, The Interpreter, The Firm, Out of Africa, Tootsie, Three Days of the Condor, They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?

Susan Rees, executive director, Media Communications Association International

Monty Ross, special projects coordinator, 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks

Susan Sarandon, actor, Dead Man Walking, Thelma and Louise, Bull Durham, Atlantic City

Stephen Schlesinger, director, World Policy Institute; publisher, World Policy Journal, The New School

Lynn Sherr, correspondent, ABC News 20/20; author

Gillian Sorensen, senior advisor, UN Foundation


Air America Radio ~ BlueKite Design ~ Penny and Dean Borman ~ Brandy Library ~ Cafe Spice ~ Charlie Mom ~ Craftsman Wine ~ Douglas and Wyndham Eberle ~ Figure 5 Productions ~ Final Draft ~ Gene’s Restaurant ~ Silvia and Davids Grendze ~ Annie Halvorsen ~ Jan and Jeff Hart ~ Jefferson Market ~ Jungle Software ~ Lemongrass Grill ~ Lifetime Television ~ Dana Loytved ~ Yoko Mori ~ The Mount Sinai ~ Nice Spots ~ NYC TV ~ Mr. and Mrs. Neil Postighone ~ Professional Sound Services ~ Real Networks ~ Starbright Products ~ Tío Pepe ~ The Women’s Media Center ~ UN Foundation, Better World Campaign


Isabelle Broyer, chief, Guided Tours Unit, Public Relations Section, Outreach Division, Department of Public Information, United Nations
Linda Lopez, president, Media Communications Association International, New York; co-producer, Stories from the Field
Joanna Piucci, chief, Special Projects Unit, Department of Public Information, United Nations
Corinna Sager, immediate past president, Media Communications Association International, New York; co-producer, Stories from the Field
Pamela Tillis, director, Office of Public Programs, The New School