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- Joanna Rubinstein Chief of Staff to Jeffrey Sachs and Director of the Center for Global Health & Economic Development, Earth Institute, Columbia University
- Mark Green Director, Malaria No More Policy Center; Former U.S. Ambassador to Tanzania (2007-2009); former Member, U.S. House of Representatives (R- WI, 8th District) (1999-2007)
- Dr. Gloria Ekpo HIV & AIDS Specialist, International Programs, World Vision
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