Distinguished Panel

Founder and Convener

Meryl J. Chertoff, Executive Director, Justice & Society Program


Madeleine K. Albright, former U.S. Secretary of State; Chair, Albright Stonebridge Group

David R. Gergen, Professor of Public Service and Co-Director of the Center for Public Leadership, Harvard Kennedy School


Martin Budd, Co-Chair, National Outreach and Interfaith Committee, Anti-Defamation League

John J. DeGioia, President, Georgetown University

Maria M. Ebrahimji, former Executive Editorial Producer, CNN; Co-Editor, “I Speak for Myself: American Women on Being Muslim”

Wayne Firestoneformer President, Genesis Prize Foundation; former President, Hillel

Reverend Robert M. Franklin, President Emeritus, Morehouse College; former Director of the Religion Program, Chautauqua

Michael J. Gerson, Senior Advisor, ONE; Visiting Fellow, Center for Public Justice

Heidi Hadsell, President, Hartford Seminary

Alec Hill, President, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship USA

S.A. Ibrahim, CEO, Radian Group; Founder, Ibrahim Leadership and Dialogue Project

Greg Jao, Senior Assistant to the President, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship USA

Michael Leiter, Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP; former Director, National Counterterrorism Center

David LittleResearch Fellow, Georgetown University’s Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs; retired Professor of the Practice in Religion, Ethnicity, and International Conflict, Harvard Divinity School

Brie Loskota, Executive Director, Center for Religion and Civic Culture, University of Southern California

Imam Mohamed Magid, Executive Director, All Dulles Area Muslim Society (ADAMS); former President, Islamic Society of North America

Richard J. MouwProfessor of Faith and Public Life and President Emeritus, Fuller Theological Seminary 

Neil Nicoll, former President and CEO, YMCA of the USA

Eboo Patel, Founder and President, Interfaith Youth Core

Judith J. Pickens, retired Senior Vice President of Program & Youth Development Services, Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Reverend Paul Brandeis Raushenbush, Senior Vice President and Editor of Voices, Auburn Seminary; former Senior Religion Editor, The Huffington Post

Nadia Roumani, Co-Founder and Director, American Muslim Civic Leadership Institute

Rabbi David Saperstein, Senior Research Fellow, Georgetown University’s Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs; Director Emeritus, Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism

Manjit Singh, Co-Founder and Chairman, Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund

Jim Wallis, President, Sojourners

Rob Wilson-Black, CEO, Sojourners