Alliance for Decision Education Expands Its Board & Advisory Council

Alliance for Decision Education

PHILADELPHIA, PA — The Alliance for Decision Education this week announced that it has expanded its distinguished group of Board and Advisory Council members. Lopa Desai and Simon Hallett joined the Alliance Board along with Advisory Council additions, Carl Wieman and Baruch Fischhoff. With their diverse backgrounds and expertise, they will help guide and support the Alliance in its mission to make Decision Education a part of every student’s learning experience.

“The addition of these visionaries to the Alliance team further reinforces the importance of Decision Education, and strengthens our efforts to bring decision-making skills and dispositions to the classroom,” said Alliance Executive Director, Joseph E. Sweeney, Ed.D. “Their expertise, perspectives, and influence will help us advance and accelerate the Decision Education movement.”

Joining the Alliance Board:

  • Lopa Desai, Managing Director of Niraat Family Office, Advisory Board Member at Transcend Wealth Partners, and Executive Committee Member at the Forge Community
  • Simon Hallett, Vice Chairman of the Executive Committee at Harding Loevner asset management firm, and Chairman/majority owner of Plymouth Argyle Football Club

Joining the Advisory Council:

  • Carl Wieman, Nobel Laureate, Professor of Physics and of the Graduate School of Education at Stanford University
  • Baruch Fischhoff, Decision Scientist, Professor in the Department of Engineering and Public Policy, and the Institute for Politics and Strategy at Carnegie Mellon University

The new advisors join dozens of other business, education, and sports industry leaders who serve on the Alliance Board and Councils and are committed to the mission of the Alliance.

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