CPD Staff

Jian (Jay) Wang
Director
Sherine Badawi Walton
Deputy Director
Stacy Ingber
Assistant Director, Programming & Events
Victoria Parrott
Business Analyst
Soraya Ahyaudin
Program Assistant
Lauren Lee White
Editor & Publications Manager

CPD ADVISORY BOARD

Mel Levine
Chair, CPD Advisory Board
Counsel, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
Fadi Chehadé
CPD Advisory Board Member
Chairman & CEO, Chehadé & Company
Jerrold D. Green
CPD Advisory Board Member
President & CEO, Pacific Council on International Policy
Vartan Gregorian
CPD Honorary Board Member
President, Carnegie Corporation of New York
David Huebner
CPD Advisory Board Member
Independent Arbitrator
Gary E. Knell
CPD Advisory Board Member
President & CEO, National Geographic Society
Markos Kounalakis
CPD Advisory Board Member
Visiting Fellow, Hoover Institution
Lindsey Kozberg
CPD Advisory Board Member
Principal, Park & Velayos LLP
Kimberly Marteau Emerson
CPD Advisory Board Member
International Board, Human Rights Watch
Mike Medavoy
CPD Advisory Board Member
Chairman & CEO, Phoenix Pictures
Marc B. Nathanson
CPD Advisory Board Member
Chairman, Mapleton Investments
Ponchitta Pierce
CPD Advisory Board Member
Journalist & Media Consultant
Barry Sanders
CPD Advisory Board Member
Chair, Southern California Committee for the Olympic Games
Rockwell Schnabel
CPD Advisory Board Member
Founder & Chairman, The Sage Group
Jay Snyder
CPD Advisory Board Member
Founder & Chairman, The Open Hands Initiative

STUDENT INTERNS

Sergio de la Calle
Contributing Researcher, Journalism with Purpose
Candidate, USC Master of Public Diplomacy
Rachel Cohrs
Website Manager
Candidate, USC Bachelor of Arts in Print & Digital Journalism
Alison DeGuide
PD News Contributing Researcher
Candidate, USC Master of Public Diplomacy
Laurence Desroches
PD News Contributing Researcher
Candidate, USC Master of Public Diplomacy
Alyssa Foster
Front Desk Assistant
Candidate, USC Bachelor of Science in Health Promotion & Disease Prevention
Kendal Gee
Events Intern
Candidate, USC Bachelor's of Arts in Communication
Madison Jones
CPD Student Fellow
Candidate, USC Master of Public Diplomacy
Amanda Lester
Contributing Researcher, Public Diplomacy Evaluation
Candidate, USC Master of Public Diplomacy
Samantha Matson
Front Desk Assistant
Candidate, USC Bachelor of Science in Public Policy
Geehee Shin
PD News Contributing Researcher
Candidate, USC Master of Public Diplomacy
Katrina Swarthout
CPD Student Fellow
Candidate, USC Master of Strategic Public Relations
Yesenia Vargas
Publications Assistant
Candidate, USC Master of Public Diplomacy
Natalia Velez
Contributing Researcher, South-South Relations & PD
Candidate, USC Master of Public Diplomacy