Hope Masters, President & CEO
Hope Masters is President and CEO of the Leon H. Sullivan Foundation. Hope has dedicated her life to supporting the work of her father, Rev. Leon H. Sullivan, and to carrying on his spirit and legacy after his passing. At the request of her father, after completing her studies in law at Temple University in 1989, Hope applied her legal training to developing and supporting programs within OIC America and IFESH, two of the organizations that her father established. She played a central role in the planning for the Leon H. Sullivan Summit I and supported the development of t the Global Sullivan Principle of Social Responsibility in the early 1990s. After her father’s passing in 2001, with the support of Ambassador Andrew Young, Hope established the Sullivan Foundation, to which she refers as “the embodiment of a daughter’s love.”
Ambassador Andrew Young, Chairman of the Board
The Honorable Andrew Young is Chairman of the Board of the Leon H. Sullivan Foundation and Co-Founding Partner of GoodWorks International, a consulting firm dedicated to promoting sustainable development in Africa and the Caribbean. He has had a distinguished career as a civil rights leader, an American statesman, humanitarian and businessman. During the Civil Rights Movement, Andrew Young, together with Martin Luther King, led the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC). He later served as a Member of the US House of Representatives, US Ambassador to the United Nations and Mayor of Atlanta. He led the 1996 Atlanta Committee for the Centennial Olympic Games, and was appointed by President Clinton as the Chairman of the Southern Africa Enterprise Development Fund. Andrew Young continues to share his wide-ranging experiences and expertise accumulated in the public and private sectors by participating in events and discussions that stimulate ground-breaking thinking on economic development, human rights and education in the US and around the world.