Non-Profit & NGOs
How can work in non-profits further the kingdom of God?
Diana Mao received a Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics/Accounting and Chinese at the University of California Santa Barbara and a Masters in Public Administration, specializing in International Management at Wagner, New York University. She has expertise in governmental consulting, domestic and international economic development, social entrepreneurship, micro-finance, and launching awareness raising campaigns. Diana is the co-founder and president of Nomi Network, an anti-human trafficking organization based in New York City. Prior to founding Nomi Network, she was a senior consultant at a consulting firm based in Washington D.C. She is a blogger for the Huffington Post, Reuters and occasionally the United States Chamber of Commerce Business Civic Leadership Center. Diana is part of the inaugural Presidential Leadership Scholars program. She has visited over 30 countries and her goal is to visit every country in her lifetime. Diana currently attends Times Square Church. Recently Diana hosted a 100th birthday party for her grandmother, who taught her at a young age how to walk in sacrificial love, integrity and faith.
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John Scicchitano works for the US Agency for International Development (USAID), Office of Food for Peace under an interagency agreement with the US Department of Agriculture, guiding the US government's global hunger reduction efforts. Previously, John was the National Director of World Vision Chad where he led efforts to combat the worst maternal and child mortality rates in the world, among other activities. His career has included assignments in the government, private, and non-profit sectors. Previously, John managed operations in the Americas for a Swiss company which innovates, manufactures, and delivers disease prevention products to Africa and the developing world. From 1994 - 2006, he was based in various countries throughout Africa including Kenya, Senegal, Rwanda, and Burundi as Regional Advisor for USAID, Country Director for World Relief, and other managerial and technical positions. His career in International Development began as a volunteer with the Mennonite Central Committee, working with local craftsmen to build and repair hand pumps in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. John holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Geological Engineering) from Princeton University, and a Masters Degree from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.
Ed Morgan is the first President and CEO of The Bowery Mission Foundation. He served as president and CEO of The Bowery Mission for more than 20 years, leading the 136-year-old organization to a renaissance in reputation, program effectiveness and income. Under Ed’s leadership, the Mission and its parent organization, Christian Herald Association, reorganized, focusing on an outcomes-based purpose statement, and built five of the City’s most effective homelessness recovery programs -- including one that partners with the City of New York, and two that are Manhattan’s only faith-based residential recovery programs for women. Prior to joining The Bowery Mission, Ed had a 20-year career with General Electric, where he was in charge of communications for several of GE’s top officers, won several management awards and founded an award winning customer magazine. Ed has also served on the Boards of The Association of Gospel Rescue Mission (Vice Chair), The Geneva School of Manhattan, The Family Institute of Connecticut, and Christian Leadership Alliance. Ed currently serves as Program Director for CEO Dialogues, a multi-city seminar helping non-profit CEOs toward best practices leadership. Ed holds degrees from Rutgers University and the University of Illinois (MS, Mass Communications), and served as a US Air Force officer during the Vietnam War. He and his wife Judy have three grown sons and seven grandchildren, and live in Manhattan.