Ana C. Rold

CEO and Publisher, Diplomatic Courier

United States of America

Ana is an award-winning media executive with a portfolio of print and digital assets reaching five continents and 180 countries. She started her career as the founder of Diplomatic Courier, the flagship media network and magazine for top diplomats and policy leaders around the world. She co-founded Learning Economy Foundation, an organization that helps human capital investors to measurably solve skills gaps, where she serves as a board member. Her futuristic think tank, the World in 2050 has convened over 20,000 multi-stakeholders since 2012. And since 2006, she has taught Comparative Politics at Northeastern University, where she led two University delegations to Cyprus and Egypt through the Dialogue of Civilizations program. She writes regularly for national and international publications and sits on international steering committees and boards, including the Smithsonian Science Education Center, World Web Forum, and Karanga Global.