Nominations for The U.S. 2019/20 Scholarship Program are open  – NOMINATE NOW

Applications for The U.S. 2020 Fellowship Program are open  – APPLY NOW

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Our Selection Panel

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Fellowship Selection Panel

The Fellowship Selection Panel will be announced soon.

Scholarship Selection Panel

The selection process culminates in a 90 minute face to face interview with 2 members of our selection panel. Each of our 20 panelists volunteer their time to ensure that only the best are ultimately selected for a place in the Scholarship Program.

Here are a few of the panelists.

  • Cristi Lockett, Snr Director Global KFC HR, Yum!
  • Jeff Sautter, COO & People Officer, BBDO
  • Charlene Doppee, Sr Director, Tech & Products Recr...
  • Puneet Ahira, Founder & Principal, Omission Studio
  • Suzi Watford, Chief Marketing & Membership Officer...
  • Devinn Tafaro, Head of Strategy, Operations and Co...
  • Nick Pachetti, Executive Recruiter
  • Jay Haines, Global CEO, Grace Blue
  • Torrey Le Grange, Chief Talent Officer, Omnicom
  • Teresa Martin, MD & Campaign Management Leader, De...
  • Fredda Hurwitz, CMO, RedPeg Marketing
  • Jamie McLaughlin, Founder & President, Capstone Hi...
  • Sarah Ellis, MD, Gravity Road
  • Catherine Tan, Global Chief Marketing Officer, KFC
  • Ebonie Newman, Chief Revenue Officer, Storyful
  • Debra Sercy, Joint CEO, Grace Blue North America
  • Thomas Fuller, MD & Global Practice Leader, ZRG Pa...
  • Cynthia Reppert, EVP HR Kantar Media & Insights No...
  • Jodi Harris, VP Marketing Culture & Learning, Anhe...
  • Patti Wakeling, CEO & President, WakeAspen LLC
  • Kevin Allen,Founder & CEO, re:kap
  • Heidi Sandreuter, Consultant, Spencer Stuart
  • Greg Welch, Snr Partner, Spencer Stuart Chicago
  • Andrea Hofmeister, HR Regional Director Sales & Mr...
  • Ewan McCulloch, SVP Human Resources - Cengage
  • Tanya Berman, VP Chocolate Category, Mars Wrigley ...

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