Board of Advisors

Our Board of Advisors provides insight and support to the organization's Board of Directors and management team on a variety of issues ranging from the development of programming and services to marketing, public relations, and technology operations. The Board of Advisers is comprised of a wide range of experts from the education, nonprofit and private sectors. Meet our 2017 Advisors below.

Beverly Magda

Beverly Magda, Ph.D. is the Associate Provost, Academic Outreach at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology. She focuses on partnership development with other academic institutions and corporations. Previously, she served as Associate Dean, Faculty Director, and Associate Professor of Technology Management and Systems Engineering Management at Georgetown University, where she developed, launched, and managed graduate programs both on campus and on-line, conducted outreach and business development, and led the academic operations of the programs.

Beverly spent over 20 years in the technology field that involved projects focused on enterprise-wide systems initiatives and organizational systems change at institutions such as the Humane Society of the United States and Johns Hopkins University. Her experience in managing projects from a systems level combined with her research led to publications and presentations regarding organizational systems change. Dr. Magda taught at Georgetown University, Johns Hopkins University, George Washington University, and Hood College at both the graduate and undergraduate level.

She holds a Ph.D. in Engineering Management & Systems Engineering from The George Washington University, as well as a Master of Science in Telecommunications Management and Bachelor of Science in Computer & Information Science.

Sarah McCue

Sarah McCue, Ph.D., is the author of several technical books, the founder of BluWorld, launched in collaboration with Google and Cisco Foundation to provide opportunities to youth in developing countries, and co-founder of The Remembering Site, a memoir-writing platform to write and preserve the stories of our elders.

She has served the United States government, the United Nations and World Bank system to deploy technology for government transparency, international trade and industrial development. She also serves in an advisory capacity and on the Board of Directors of several emerging firms and organizations to bring transformative technologies to underserved regions, and is chairperson of A Nobel Campaign to encourage awarding the Nobel Peace Prize to the founders of the Internet.

Sue Scheff

After being the victim of online defamation that destroyed her reputation and career, Sue Scheff sued her attacker and in 2006 won the largest defamation jury award in American legal history, $11.3 million ($1,170,000 in compensatory damages and $2,000,000 in punitive damages). She recounted her amazing story in the book "Google Bomb: The Untold Story of the $11.3M Verdict That Changed the Way We Use the Internet," co-authored with attorney John W. Dozier, Jr.

Sue is the founder of Parents' Universal Resource Experts (P.U.R.E.), which she created to help families with at-risk teens. She has been featured on Anderson, ABC News, 20/20, Dr. Phil, CBS Nightly News with Katie Couric, Lifetime, Fox News, CBC, BBC, CNN Headline News, InSession Court TV and noted in USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Miami Herald, Forbes, San Francisco Chronicle, LA Times and others.

Daniel J. Solove

Daniel J. Solove is the John Marshall Harlan Research Professor of Law at the George Washington University Law School and is an internationally known expert in privacy law.

He has consulted in high-profile privacy law cases, contributed to amicus briefs before the U.S. Supreme Court, and testified before Congress. Daniel has been interviewed and quoted by the media in several hundred articles and broadcasts, including the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Chicago Tribune, the Associated Press, ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, and NPR.

He writes in the areas of information privacy law, cyberspace law, law and literature, jurisprudence, legal pragmatism, and constitutional theory. He is the author of the books Nothing to Hide: The False Tradeoff Between Privacy and Security (Yale University Press forthcoming 2011), Understanding Privacy (Harvard University Press 2008), The Future of Reputation: Gossip, Rumor, and Privacy on the Internet (Yale University Press 2007), The Digital Person: Technology and Privacy in the Internet Age (NYU Press 2004), in addition to several textbooks. He has also written more than 40 articles and essays, which have appeared in many of the leading law reviews, including the Stanford Law Review, Yale Law Journal, Columbia Law Review, California Law Review, U. Pennsylvania Law Review, NYU Law Review, Michigan Law Review, U. Chicago Law Review, Duke Law Journal, and Georgetown Law Journal, among others.

He received his A.B. in English Literature from Washington University, where he was an early selection for Phi Beta Kappa, and his J.D. from Yale Law School.