Sarah K. Khan, Founder, Director. Born in Pakistan and raised on the East coast of United States, Sarah has lived, worked and researched in South Asia,the Middle East, North and West Africa, China and France. Trained in public health, nutrition and ethnobotany (the broad study of people and plants), Sarah founded The Tasting Cultures Foundation Inc. to develop multimedia educational programming on the intersection of food and culture. She has a BA in Middle Eastern History and Arabic (Smith College); Masters in Public Health and a Masters in Human Clinical Nutrition (Columbia University); and a PhD in Plant Sciences (NYBG and CUNY). She has received numerous grants and fellowships such as a J. William Fulbright Fellowship, CAORC, and Dana Meadows Leadership Fellows in Sustainability. She is fluent in French, proficient in Arabic, Hindi/Urdu, Portuguese, and basic Mandarin.
Lola C. West is a Managing Partner with WestFuller Advisors. For more than 9 years, Lola was a Senior Financial Advisor with Merrill Lynch and senior partner of LWF Wealth Management Group. Lola continues to advise clients on building a vision for the future and oversees the achievement of all such financial goals and aspirations.
Dr. Paul J. LeBlanc became President of Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) on July 7, 2003. He previously served as president at Marlboro College (VT) since 1996.
Robbie Vorhaus is an internationally recognized and valued leadership and multi-platform communications and public relations advisor, speaker, teacher, and author, known for his successful campaigns and counsel, specifically in the areas of fully integrated, interactive communications, enterprise storytelling, public affairs and crisis and reputation management.