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Do Good Council

Prominent and Award-Winning Business, Nonprofit, and Government Leaders Make Up Our Do Good Council

In 2017, the Do Good Institute formed and launched its Do Good Council, a diverse group of change-makers from across industries – from nonprofits, social enterprises, government, and the private sector. The Council boasts a former cabinet secretary, a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, a Forbes Top 30 Social Entrepreneur Under 30, and Do Good alums.

The Council works hands-on with students, staff, and faculty to further the Do Good Institute’s mission. To learn more about how they support our work, click here. Do Good Council Members include:

  • Rosie Allen-Herring, President and CEO, United Way of the National Capital Area
  • Nicky Goren, President and CEO, Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation
  • Kahlil Kettering (UMD ’15), Urban Conservation Director, Nature Conservancy, DC/MD chapter; CEO, District Stormwater
  • Bruce Levenson, Co-Founder, United Communications Group
  • Ed Peskowitz, Co-Founder, United Communications Group
  • Dana Priest, John S. and James L. Knight Chair in Public Affairs, UMD Philip Merrill College of Journalism; Investigative reporter, Washington Post
  • David Rothschild, CEO & Co-Chief Investment Officer, Rothschild Capital Partners
  • Ambassador Susan Schwab, Former United States Trade Representative for President George W. Bush; Professor, School of Public Policy, University of Maryland
  • Ben Simon (UMD ’14), Founding CEO, Imperfect Produce; Co-founder of the Food Recovery Network 
Announcement of Formation of Council