Dalia Al Sharif
Advocacy and Government Affairs Coordinator,
King Hussein Cancer Foundation
Dalia AlSharif has spent three years at the King Hussein Cancer Foundation (KHCF), first working as a fundraising assistant at the Jordan Breast Cancer Program before transitioning to her current role in the Advocacy and Government Affairs department. In addition, she also manages the SIWAR volunteering program at both the King Hussein Cancer Foundation and Centre.
Throughout her career, Dalia has participated in human rights training courses and sustainable social development programs as well as youth empowerment and engagement in peace building. Part of that experience was using sports and arts as tools to promote positive messages and values into communities and has special interests in conflict resolution, non-violent communication, and peace building. Dalia is a passionate individual, whose energy is driven by belief in the cause and values behind the work. She holds a bachelor's degree in International Relations and Strategic Studies from the Hashemite University in Jordan.
Vice President, Warner Music Group
Matt first became involved with RC as a summer camp volunteer in 2010, stumbling his way through soccer, frisbee, and basketball practices with the girls while also honing his driving skills through central Amman. He's been a passionate supporter of the organization ever since, eventually joining the Board in 2019. Matt has worked for Google, Stripe, and now Warner Music Group. He enjoys working on technology in the fitness, health, and wellness space. He lives just outside London.
Judith Dunbar (Co-chair)
Director for Social Good & Community Impact, Converse
Judy is a social impact expert with experience in aiding public and private sector organizations build stakeholder-driven strategies to create lasting relationships and social impact in communities. She is committed to developing impact programs that reflect the values and mission of the company, build trusting relationships with communities, and create meaningful social impact.
Previously, Judy served as a Senior Social Performance Advisor for Chevron Corporation in San Ramon, CA. Prior to joining Chevron, Judy spent ten years with the Office of Conflict Management and Mitigation at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). She served as USAID’s first regional Conflict Advisor in Asia, working with nine embassies across the region to analyze and respond to the causes and consequences of violence.
Judy holds a B.A. in Russian Studies from The College of William and Mary, a M.A. degree in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, and a Master of Science in Management from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where she was a Sloan Fellow. In her free time, she enjoys swing dancing, hiking and hanging out with her nephews.
Katherine Fischer (Co-founder)
Bay Area, CA
Katherine grew up playing multiple sports and lettered in field hockey at Williams College. Graduating cum laude in 2008 with a B.A. in Psychology and Economics, Katherine went on to work for Bain & Company, where she developed RC's original strategic plan. Katherine then served as an Investment Associate to the CIO at the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation before becoming a Portfolio Manager at Sand Hill Global Advisors and then Hall Capital Partners. She then moved to Ensemble Capital to develop customized portfolio management, retirement and tax planning solutions as well as complex trust and estate planning for high net worth families and institutions. She spends her free time trail running or chasing around her two little girls.
Ladd Hamrick (Co-chair)
Vice President, Berkshire Partners
Ladd started volunteering for RC in 2013 and has served on the Board since 2016. Sports have been formative for Ladd since his childhood when he would duke it out in the backyard with his twin brother. He studied Middle Eastern history at Williams College which grew his passion for the region. He's also a proud member of Reclaim Childhood's first-place team in the 2019 Dead2Red Relay Race. Ladd recently completed his MBA at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Founding Faculty and Teacher, Nueva School
Bay Area, CA
Alexa is an experienced educator with classroom expertise ranging from teaching third grade in Peru to working at an independent Jewish school in Vancouver, BC. Alexa has a BA from Bennington College with a double concentration in English and political science as well as an MA in teaching from Bennington. She is currently pursuing her MA in literature from the Bread Loaf School of English at Middlebury College. Alexa has volunteered with various organizations supporting international endeavors such as American Councils for International Education in Washington, DC. Alexa currently teaches at the Nueva School in the Bay Area, where she was named Distinguished Educator as a founding faculty member. When not teaching, she enjoys reading, hiking, and watching her son and her daughter grow and learn.
Head of Strategic Partnerships, Manifest Climate
New York, NY
Drake joined Reclaim Childhood (RC) as a volunteer in 2013 while pursuing her undergraduate degree at Williams College. Since then, she has been actively involved with RC, serving on the postgraduate Junior Board since 2016 and recently joining the Board of Directors.
Driven by her passion for sports and supporting women, Drake's participation in RC has held a significant part of her life. She takes pride in being a member of Reclaim Childhood's Dead2Red Relay Race teams, always aiming for a first-place finish and finding time to play basketball with the girls on their own turf across Amman. Drake recently completed her MBA at INSEAD, dividing her time between the Paris and Singapore campuses.
J.D. Candidate, Georgetown University Law Center
Lubna is a law student at Georgetown University Law Center. Prior to law school, she worked for 11 years in law, education, and entrepreneurship spaces in the US and the Middle East. She worked in management and research at Georgetown University and Columbia University and in legal research at Squire Patton Boggs and Qatar Investment Authority. She also consulted for the World Bank, UNICEF, and Avenues: The World School, among other organizations.
Lubna holds BSc in International Politics from Georgetown University, MA in International Educational Development from Columbia University, and MSc in Management from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Principal, Viking Global
New York, NY
Brandan joined the Reclaim Childhood team as a Junior Board member before transitioning to the Board in 2019. He played soccer and studied economics at Colby College. Brandan worked in finance after graduating and is one of the defending Dead2Red Relay champions for RC. After completing his MBA at Harvard Business School, Brandan joined Viking Global.
Over the past 20 years, Claire has had extensive experience in leadership roles with mature/profitable brands, turnaround brands, as well as new business launches. Her management experience in the retail industry includes leadership roles at Timberland, Orchard Brands, and J. Jill Group.
Claire was named to Women in Retail Leadership Circle/Total Retail’s 2019 Top Women in Retail. Claire earned her bachelor’s degree in English and political science from the University of Vermont and has an MBA in marketing from Babson College.