1. Mitch Shepard, Founder and Creative Force, WiRL Leadership Series, President Dynamic Interactions
  2. Laura McMillan, COO of NetHopeand Board President of WACAP
  3. Mark Horowitz, Co-founder, MovingWorlds and Huffington Post Column
  4. Carol Sabransky, Managing Director Consiliofounding member of Young Women’s Leadership Charter School of Chicago,Board Member, Center for Work Life. Hastings Law School. (Chicago)
  5. Ellen Taussig, Executive Director of International Leadership Academy of Ethiopia
  6. Atti WorkuHuff Post Contributor, and Founder and Executive Director of Seeds for Africa(NYC)
  7. Tigist Helen Schmidt, Actress, Producer, and Founder and CEO of Selam Productions(NYC)
  8. Jane Kurtz, Award Winning Children’s Author and Co-Founder of Ethiopia Reads(Portland)
  9. Lulit Assayas, RPH, Pharmacy Manager and long term Ethiopia Reads Supporter
  10. Metassibia (Metti) Mulugeta, Founder of Montessori and active member of the Ethiopian Community Center of Seattle.
  11. Amy Ng, Director Operations, Strategic Operations for Aspire Public Schools and huge early contributor to the OHBD event’s success.(San Francisco)
  12. Steven Boyd, Executive Leadership & Board Consultant/Coach, MacDonald Boyd and Associates
  13. Adey Sol, Founder and owner of Adey Designs(Pittsburg, PA)