2022-23 Spark Prize Committee

Martha Berry
Berry and Son's Properties    

Diahann Billings-Burford​ 
CEO, RISE

Sofia Blanchard

Janel Callon    
Co-Founder and CEO, The Ichigo Foundation

Elizabeth Canela    
Vice President, Project Management, Totem

Madeline Carson             

Jennie Davis Blair      

Libby DeLucia-Harting    
Consultant, Empowering Work Advising

Denise Drayton    
Program Coordinator, Healing Touch HIV Ministry Emmauel Baptist Church

William Glant Gillespie               

Susan Hagedorn          

Melanie Hart    
Senior Vice President for Equity, Inclusion, and Social Justice, The New School

Rachel Hines    
Co-Chair, Board of Directors, TechnoServe

Hilary Jager    
Co-Founder, A Better Way

Chris Jean-Baptiste    
Vice President, International Electronic Sales & Trading, Cowen and Company

Melissa Johnson    
Immigrant Rights & Justice Advocate

Nidhi Kohli    
Head of Media for the U.S. Fashion, Watches & Fine Jewelry Divisions, Chanel

Betsy Mallow    
Executive Deputy Commissioner and COO, New York State Division of Housing & Community Renewal

Depelsha McGruder

Charles McMickens    

Sanjay Mody    
Partner, Windels Marx Lane & Mittendorf LLP

Maritza Myers    
Brooklyn Elders Fund Advisory Council

Emily Myerson

Olivia Peoples    
Partner, The Bridgespan Group

Abigail Pohlman
Managing Director, Goldman Sachs

Jason Rosas

Eliza Rossman
Founder, ALLINBKLYN

Nana Samake
Invest in Youth Advisory Council

Isis Sapp-Grant
Consultant

Juanita Scarlett    
Partner, Bolton-St. Johns

Vishal Sheth     

Deborah Sills Iarussi      

George Suttles    
Executive Director, Commonfund Institute

Adriene Thorne
Senior Pastor, First Presbyterian Church of Brooklyn

Laura Washington​

Sharon Wurtzel