John R. Redick Senior Adviser, Nuclear Disarmament and Non-proliferation Program

John R. Redick Senior Adviser, Nuclear Disarmament and Non-proliferation Program

John R. Redick received a PhD in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia where he served as Associate Professor teaching undergraduate and graduate seminars on nuclear proliferation. Previously, he has served as Research Director, The Stanley Foundation; Secure Society Program Director, W. Alton Jones Foundation; Chairman and President, Charlottesville Area Community Foundation. Mr. Redick's research and publications in the nuclear field have focused on nuclear-weapon-free zones and Latin American nuclear issues.

Ana L. Oliveira Committee Member, Youth Program

Ana L. Oliveira Committee Member, Youth Program

Ana L. Oliveira became the President & CEO of The New York Women’s Foundation in 2006. Under her leadership, The Foundation has grown in several dimensions, establishing a new strategic plan, sponsoring landmark research reports, increasing visibility and public awareness of The Foundation's presence in NYC; and dramatically increasing the impact of The Foundation. Ana has worked in the health and human services field for over two decades, developing programs for vulnerable populations throughout NYC. She served as the Executive Director of Gay Men’s Health Crisis for over seven years, overseeing a complete turn-around of the agency. Before working at GMHC, Ana directed innovative community-based programs at Samaritan Village, the Osborne Association, Kings County and Lincoln Hospitals.

Ana has served as a member of the New York City HIV Planning Council, in the New York City Commission on AIDS, chaired the NYC Commission for LGBTQ Runaway and Homeless Youth, and, most recently, Co-Chaired Mayor Bloomberg's Young Men's Initiative. In 2005, Ana was profiled in Newsweek as "America's Best," a series highlighting ordinary individuals using their extraordinary vision on behalf of others. Her awards feature: Mutual Welfare League Certificate, (Osborne Association); Liberty Award, (Lambda Legal & Education Defense Fund); Community Service Award (Empire State Pride Agenda); the Rosie Perez Fuerza Award, (Latino Commission on AIDS), and the New York City Civil Liberties Union Liberty Award, among others. Ana was born and raised in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and resides in Manhattan. She has an M.A. in Medical Anthropology from the New School for Social Research. She has been awarded an Honorary Doctor Degree by her alma matter.