2023 Global Impact Forum Agenda

This Year's Global Impact Forum Speakers

Mohamed Abdel-Kader

Chief Innovation Officer and Executive Director for the Innovation, Technology, and Research Hub, USAID

Alice Albright

CEO, Millennium Challenge Corporation

Amb. Karan Bhatia

Global Head, Government Affairs and Public Policy, Google

David Bohigian

 Managing Partner, Pluribus Ventures

Roslyn Brock

Chief Global Equity Officer, Abt Associates

Ambassador Nicholas Burns

Ambassador, U.S. Ambassador to China

Sarah Charles

Assistant to the Administrator, Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance, USAID

Kelly Clements

Deputy High Commissioner, UNHCR, The UN Refugee Agency

Steve Clemons

Editor at Large, SEMAFOR

Rush Doshi

Deputy Senior Director for China and Taiwan, National Security Council, The White House

Dr. Mark Esper

U.S. Secretary of Defense (2019-2020)

Dina Esposito

Assistant to the Administrator, Bureau of Resilience and Food Security, USAID

Evelyn Farkas

Executive Director, McCain Institute at ASU

Hon. Abby Finkenauer

 Special Enovy for Global Youth Issues, U.S. Department of State

Rep. Mike Gallagher

(R-WI), U.S. House of Representatives

Allison Hooker

Senior Vice President, American Global Strategies

Amb. Karl Hofmann

President & CEO, PSI

Rep. Andy Kim

U.S. House of Representatives (D-NJ)

Heather Kulp

Manager, Strategy & Analytics, Chevron

The Honorable Darin LaHood

(R-IL), U.S. House of Representatives

Rep. Barbara Lee

U.S. House of Representatives (D-CA)

Luke Lindberg

President & CEO, South Dakota Trade

Ambassador Oksana Markarova

Ambassador of Ukraine to the U.S.

Ambassador Cindy McCain

Executive Director, World Food Programme

Catherine Mellor

Vice President, International Trade, UPS

Dr. Yolande Miller-Grandvaux

Global Education Senior Strategy Advisor, FHI 360

Lt. Gen. Richard Newton

U.S. Air Force (Ret.)

Ambassador John Nkengasong

U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator, U.S. Department of State

Gabriel Noronha

Executive Director, POLARIS National Security

Victoria Nuland

Under Secretary for Political Affairs, U.S. Department of State

Kathleen O’Dell

Principal & International Practice Leader, Deloitte

Jonathan Papoulidis

Global Director, Fragility & Resilience, Food for the Hungry

Adrienne Raphael

Chief of Party, Engendering Industries, Tetra Tech

Rep. Deborah Ross

U.S. House of Representatives (D-NC)

Paul Schaper

Associate Vice President, Global Public Policy, Merck

Jay Shambaugh

Under Secretary for International Affairs, U.S. Department of the Treasury

Dilawar Syed

Special Representative for Commercial and Business Affairs, U.S. Department of State

Deborah Telman

Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs and General Counsel, Gilead

Dr. David Walton

U.S. Global Malaria Coordinator

Clarissa Ward

Chief International Correspondent, CNN

Candi Wolff

Executive Vice President, Global Government Affairs, Citi

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