Founders

Maya Soetoro, PhD

Maya Soetoro, PhD

Author, Educator, and Consultant to Obama Foundation

Todd Shuster

Todd Shuster

Co-CEO
Aevitas Creative Management

Jennifer Gates

Jennifer Gates

Senior Partner
Aevitas Creative Management

Judy Rodgers

Judy Rodgers

Founder
Images and Voices of Hope

Board of Directors

The Peace Studio Board of Directors is passionate and involved in supporting our programs, mission, and future. These leaders from the sectors of arts/entertainment, journalism, business, and education work together to guide and grow our organization.

Jeremiah Abraham

Jeremiah Abraham

CEO
Tremendous PR

Mariano Avila

Mariano Avila

Producer and Reporter at Milwaukee PBS

Roberta Baskin

Roberta Baskin

Former Investigative Journalist and Nonprofit Director

Jeremy Bernard

Jeremy Bernard

Former White House Social Secretary Obama Administration

Robert Clauser

Robert Clauser

Media Executive, Entrepreneur, Investor, and Social Impact Advocate
Board Treasurer

Wade Davis

Wade Davis

VP of Inclusion Strategy for Product at Netflix

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Omar Epps

Actor, Author & Producer

Jennifer Gates

Jennifer Gates

Senior Partner at Aevitas Creative Management
Board Co-Vice President

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Sheldon Lyn

Partner at McKinsey & Company, Inc.

Jennifer Manocherian

Jennifer Manocherian

Theater Producer and Writer

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Meredith Porte

Media Producer

Judy Rodgers

Judy Rodgers

Founder of Images and Voices of Hope
Board Co-Vice President

Pulin Sanghvi

Pulin Sanghvi

Author and Speaker

Kathryn Schotthoefer

Kathryn Schotthoefer

CEO and Founder at Original Media Ventures

Todd Shuster

Todd Shuster

Co-CEO at Aevitas Creative Management
Interim Board President

Michael Skoler

Michael Skoler

Communications Director for Weave at The Aspen Institute

Maya Soetoro, PhD

Maya Soetoro, PhD

Author, Educator, and Consultant to Obama Foundation

Saundra Thomas

Saundra Thomas

Former VP of Community Engagement at ABC-NY

Lis Wiehl

Lis Wiehl

Author and Legal Expert
Board Secretary

John Yearwood

John Yearwood

Global News Editor at POLITICO

Staff

Thomas West

Thomas West

Executive Director

Stephanie Mareen

Stephanie Mareen

Special Projects Producer

Yasmeen Qureshi

Yasmeen Qureshi

Summit Finale Senior Producer

Sarah Tackett

Sarah Tackett

Executive Assistant & Operations Manager

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