Monifa Bandele is campaign director for MomsRising.org. She has more than a decade of experience in policy analysis, communications, advocacy, organizing, development, and project management, working with groups such as the Brennan Center for Justice, the Peoples Hurricane Relief Fund, and the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation. Established in May 2006, MomsRising.org is an on-the-ground and online organization with more than 1 million members, more than 550 contributing bloggers, and more than a hundred aligned national organizations, working together to increase family economic security, to end discrimination against women and mothers, and to help ensure that all children can thrive. For 3 years in a row, Forbes.com has named MomsRising.org’s website one of the Top 100 Websites for Women.
David V. B. Britt, M.P.A., is past president and chief executive officer of Sesame Workshop. His professional experience includes executive positions with the U.S. Agency for International Development, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the Overseas Private Investment Corporation. Since his retirement, Mr. Britt has been engaged in consulting and leadership development for nonprofit organizations. He was also a member of the Keystone Center Roundtable on Food and Nutrition, a group that convened public-, private-, and civic-sector leaders to develop consensus solutions to challenging problems in the labeling and marketing of foods and beverages. He is currently chair of the board of directors of The Education Trust. Mr. Britt is a member of the Advisory Board on Social Enterprise at the Harvard Business School, the Council on Foreign Relations, and the Board of INMED Partnerships for Children. He is a former member of the Institute of Medicine (IOM)/National Research Council (NRC) Board on Children, Youth, and Families. He is currently serving as a member of the IOM Committee on Obesity Prevention Policies for Young Children and previously served on the IOM Committee on Food Marketing and the Diets of Children and Youth. Mr. Britt received a B.A. from Wesleyan University and an M.P.A. from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
Minette (Meme) Drumwright, Ph.D., is associate professor, Department of Advertising and Public Relations, at The University of Texas at Austin. Her current research involves studies of social responsibility in business, particularly in marketing and advertising. Her research interests also include services marketing, marketing strategy, and business ethics. Dr. Drumwright