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Maryana Iskander is Chief Executive Officer of Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator operating in South Africa and Rwanda. From 2006-2012 she served as Chief Operating Officer of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America in New York, and currently sits on the Planned Parenthood global advisory board. Maryana formerly served as Adviser to the President of Rice University and a law clerk to Judge Diane P. Wood of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. She was an associate at global consultancy McKinsey & Co., a strategy consultant for W.L. Gore & Associates, and a law clerk at Cravath, Swaine & Moore in New York, and Vinson & Elkins in Houston. Maryana earned a B.A. from Rice University, a M.Sc. from Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar, and a J.D. from Yale Law School where she was recognized with a Distinguished Alumna Award. In 2019, Maryana received the Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship and the Concious Companies leadership award. Maryana is a member of the 2006 class of Henry Crown Fellows and the Aspen Global Leadership Network at the Aspen Institute.