Board of Directors


Hannah_in_Africa_2013.jpgHannah Rothstein is Professor of Management at Baruch College, of the City University of New York, where she teaches Organizational Behavior, Conflict Management and Research Methods. Professor Rothstein is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, and Editor-in-Chief of the scholarly journal Research Synthesis Methods. She also serves on the board of Refa’enu, an organization dedicated to increasing awareness in the Jewish community about depression and related disorders and their management. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Maryland and her MA from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

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Seth D. Kaplan is a Professorial Lecturer in the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University, Senior Adviser for the Institute for Integrated Transitions (IFIT), and consultant to organizations working on governance, state building, and poverty reduction. Mr. Kaplan is the author of two books: Fixing Fragile States: A New Paradigm for Development (Praeger Security International, 2008), which has been widely read by policymakers and think tank analysts because of its unique framework for analyzing and addressing the structural constraints that hold back countries such as Pakistan, Syria, Somalia, and the Congo; and Betrayed: Politics, Power, and Prosperity (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013), which examines how to promote inclusive development and poverty reduction in fragile states.


Stark_0256_(1).jpgAnn Schechter Stark is a pediatric radiologist living in Atlanta, Georgia with her husband Ed, a urologist, and her 2 youngest children. She attended Downstate Medical College followed by a Pediatric Residency at Yale New Haven Hospital and a Radiology Residency at Downstate. She is passionate about Jewish education and is also involved in childhood cancer research and holocaust survivor support.